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Two plates of crispy potato, bacon and fried egg on a pale linen table cloth with a small pot of red sauce

New potato fries

Published: March 29, 2022 at 4:41 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2 as a brunch

Home fries are an American brunch staple, made with cubes of potato, onion, pepper and spices – crispy and comforting, they're great with bacon and eggs

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal638
fat37.1g
saturates9.6g
carbs42.7g
sugars8.9g
fibre8g
protein29.3g
salt3.2g
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Make these comforting home fries, then check out our triple cooked chips, sweet potato wedges and perfect chips.

Ingredients

  • 500g new potatoes, diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 6 rashers of streaky bacon
  • 2 eggs
  • sunflower oil, for frying
  • hot sauce, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Fill a pan with boiling salted water and blanch the potatoes for 5 minutes until par-cooked, then drain well.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the olive oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat and fry the potatoes for 7-8 minutes or until starting to brown. Add the onion and pepper, and fry for another 5 minutes until the onions have softened. Add the garlic and cajun seasoning, and fry for a few minutes. Season and keep warm.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the bacon on a baking tray and bake for 15 minutes until crisp. Fry the eggs to your liking in a small frying pan with a little oil. Serve the home fries with crispy bacon, fried eggs and hot sauce.

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