Fried potatoes with smoked paprika

Even if it maybe sounds like I’m the expert in the kitchen (I’m not. I’m still learning), honestly, some days I don’t even know what I’m doing. I had an idea what the finished meal would be, but the end result came out entirely different. I forgot that peeled and cut potatoes don’t take as long time to cook as unpeeled potatoes.

fried potatoes

The result came out way better than I thought it would. It maybe doesn’t look too good, but I promise you, it’s sooo good.

It would be a shame not to share with you. And who doesn’t love potatoes anyways?!

fried potatoes

As you probably already know I’m from Balkan. Balkan cuisine 101, if you don’t know how to season your meal, just use paprika. It will turn out great. Works every time.

If you wonder why I repeatedly season my food with smoked paprika, now you know why.

Fried potatoes with smoked paprika
Recipe Type: Side dish
Cuisine: Vegan
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Serves: 4
  • 2lb (1kg) floury potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika
  • salt to taste
  • vegetable oil
  1. Wash and then peel potatoes. Cut them into 1-inch cubes.
  2. Boil them in salted water for about 15 minutes, until insides become fluffy.
  3. Drain in a colander.
  4. Preheat the frying pan with little oil. 1-2 tbsp should be enough.
  5. Fry the potatoes over medium heat, flipping carefully with a spatula.
  6. Add one tablespoon smoked paprika and salt to taste.
  7. Add more oil if the potatoes start to burn or pan looks dry.
  8. Fry until nicely browned, but mushy on the inside.

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