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Easy Skillet Potatoes

These Easy Skillet Potatoes are a simple and delicious side dish- they're perfectly crispy on the outside and tender and fluffy on the inside.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner, Side, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy skillet potatoes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 205kcal
Author: Jessy


  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 Tablespoons salted butter
  • 4 cups potatoes, peeled and diced into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (optional garnish)


  • Melt oil and butter together in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add potatoes to the skillet and spread them into a single layer.
  • Season with onion powder, garlic powder and paprika.
  • Cook for 20 minutes, stirring and turning often.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook another 10 minutes, stirring and turning often or until golden brown.
  • Remove from heat and garnish with fresh chopped parsley (optional). Serve immediately.


Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 362mg | Potassium: 867mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 7mg