Homemade Hash Browns Recipe


Once you have homemade hashbrowns from scratch, it's hard to stomach the frozen kind.  I have also posted delicious potatoes side dishes that go hand-in-hand with a hearty breakfast.

These are restaurant quality hash browns and now you can make them at home. 

I always use Russet potatoes for all the breakfast potato recipes that you will find below.

Make sure you rinse the potatoes after cutting and dry them with a clean towel.  Simple tips that make all the difference. 

If you are in a hurry, just microwave the cut-up potatoes for 2 minutes and they will fry up faster so you don't burn them waiting for the centers to be done.  Now on to my homemade hashbrowns from scratch.


Restaurant-Quality Homemade Hashbrowns


Homemade Hash Browns from Scratch


These homemade hash browns are golden and crispy on the outside and creamy in the middle.

HOW TO MAKE RESTAURANT QUALITY SHREDDED HASH BROWNS

Ingredients

6 bacon strips - fried, drained and crumbed
3 or 4 large Russet potatoes, shredded
1/2 onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup flour
1/4 tsp homemade garlic powder
1/2 tsp homemade onion powder
1 egg
1 cup canola oil for frying (need 1/4 inch in skillet)
salt and pepper to taste
2 green onions, chopped for garnish


Shredding Potatoes with SaladMaster

Directions

Shred potatoes with a box grater. The photo is using a Salad Master attachment. Rinse shredded potatoes until water is clear, then drain and squeeze dry.

Fry the bacon, drain and crumble; set aside. Drain water from potatoes and squeeze dry. Place shredded potatoes in a bowl, and mix in the onion, flour, spices and egg until evenly distributed. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

At this point, you can make a full pan of hash browns or hash brown patties. Heat about 1/4 inch of oil (give or take 1 cup) in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat.

When oil is sizzling hot, place potatoes into the pan in a 1/2 inch thick layer. Cover the whole bottom of the pan, or make separate piles like pancakes.

Cook until nicely browned on the bottom, then flip over and brown on the other side. It should take at least 5 minutes per side. If you are cooking them in one big piece, it can be cut into quarters for easier flipping.

Remove from pan, and drain on paper towels. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.  Delicious homemade hashbrowns.



Breakfast Potato Recipes


Homemade Cottage Fries

HOMEMADE COTTAGE FRIES

Ingredients

4 large Russet potatoes
2 TBS olive oil
salt and freshly ground pepper
pinch cayenne (or to taste)
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp Italian seasoning


PREHEAT oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Cut potatoes into 1/2 inch thick rounds and in a bowl, mix potatoes with olive oil and spices to taste.  Place potatoes on parchment paper spaced evenly and bake for 15 minutes.

Bring potatoes out of the oven, turn over and bake another 15 minutes.  Continue baking and turning over every 15 minutes until potatoes are well browned.  Potatoes should be crispy on the outside and soft in the middle.  Recipe adapted from Chef John on AllRecipes.com.



Best Home Fries Recipe


If you like your home fries crispy, do not cover them with the pan lid.  Just rinse cubed potatoes with water and make sure they are towel-dried when you place them in the hot oil.

BEST HOME FRIES

Ingredients

3 or 4 large Russet Potatoes, cubed
1 TBS butter (flavor)
3 TBS olive oil (crispiness)
salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 to 4 slices of bacon, cut into pieces and fried (optional)

1/4 cup sweet onion, chopped and fried with the bacon (optional)



Fry the bacon and onion together in a heavy skillet or cast iron pan until onion is translucent - drain (or keep to fry up the potatoes) and set aside.

You may fry the potatoes in the bacon drippings as noted above or remove and add the butter and olive oil.  Fry potatoes and turn frequently until brown and crisp on all sides. More than homemade hashbrowns, I have another recipe for breakfast potatoes.




Potato Side Dishes

American Fries Recipe

AMERICAN FRIES RECIPE

Ingredients

3 or 4 large sliced Russet potatoes**

1 TBS butter (flavor)
3 TBS olive oil (crispiness)
freshly ground black pepper

1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
seasoned salt
, to taste

**Do not slice the potatoes too thin because when they are frying they will stick together in a clump (see photo above for reference).

Heat butter and oil in a heavy skillet on medium high and add rinsed and towel-dried potatoes.  Fry for a few minutes and turn over. 

Now you may use the garlic and onion powder because all the seasonings will stick so much better on oil-coated potatoes.  Let them fry for a few minutes and turn over again until all potatoes are browned and tender in the center.




Potatoes O'Brien Recipe


POTATOES O'BRIEN RECIPE

Ingredients

5 large Russet potatoes, cubed
1 small green bell pepper, chopped
1 small red bell pepper, chopped (optional)
1 small sweet onion, chopped
1 TBS butter
3 TBS olive oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Cut up the potatoes and rinse well under water and dry with a towel.  Cut the pepper(s) and onion.

Heat up the skillet on medium-high and add the butter and olive oil.  When hot, add the potatoes, bell pepper and onion.  Turn everything over every few minutes so it doesn't burn.  Season with salt and pepper.  Potatoes are done when browned and tender in the inside.



I have more then homemade hash browns, be certain to check out more potato recipes below.



Easy Potato Recipes for Dinner

More Easy Side Dishes








Affiliate Disclosure: I am grateful to be of service and bring you content free of charge. In order to do this, please note that when you click links and purchase items, in most (not all) cases I will receive a referral commission. Your support in purchasing through these links enables me to keep my recipes online and helps people worldwide to blog with less worry and less hassle. Thank you!

Copyright and Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2009-2016, Raschell Rule. All Rights Reserved Miss Homemade 



Follow Me on Pinterest




Best Holiday Recipes


My Favorite Holiday Recipes

(From Appetizers to Desserts)


Wild Game and Fish Holiday Recipes



Best Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas Cookie Recipes




Easy Appetizer Recipes


Easy Appetizer Recipes

Best Holiday and Football Recipes


Venison Appetizer Recipes



BEST No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

Best No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe

(I'm not kidding)




Homemade Cranberry Bread Recipe


Cranberry Bread Recipe

More Quick Bread Recipes



BEST Pasta Sauce Recipe



The BEST Italian Recipes

Italian Pasta Recipes




Best Mexican Sopapilla Cheesecake Recipe

Mexican Sopapilla Cheesecake

Fiesta Pear (or Apple) Dessert

Avocado Lime Cheesecake




Homemade Chocolate Pie Recipe



Homemade Chocolate Recipes




Authentic Mexican Food Recipes


Authentic Mexican Food Recipes




Pizza Hot Dish Casserole Recipe


Best Crock Pot Recipes

Hearty Homemade Casserole Recipes




Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe


Gooey Pineapple Upside Down Cake




Best Chili REcipe


Hearty Homemade Soup Recipes






Old Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes Recipe


Old Fashioned
Scalloped Potatoes



Au Gratin Potato Recipe


Au Gratin Potato Recipe



Cheesiest Cowboy Potatoes Recipe


The Best, Cheesiest Cowboy Potatoes

(photo doesn't do it justice)





Comments:

BEST French Vanilla Cake Recipe

BEST French Vanilla Cake

"I have made this cake 3 times in the past 4 weeks and have been asked to make it again for St. Paddy's day and Easter! I should have it down to a science by then. It is simply delicious and I have received rave reviews! Thanks so much for posting what I consider to be the perfect vanilla cake recipe."  by Michelle


Best Banana Cake Recipe

Moist Banana Cake Recipe

"This is the best Banana Cake I have ever made. Thank you for sharing." by Elizabeth 

"I just baked this cake for the second time. My husband and I both love it!" by Nancy