Whistle Stop Potatoes

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The only things you need are some ‘taters, corn meal mix, and seasoned salt…

prep collageTo make this, peel and cube your potatoes. Place them in a bowl and sprinkle corn meal over them. I’m using about 1/2 cup of corn meal here but you just use as much as you need based on how many potatoes you have. I also use a tablespoon of seasoned salt. Stir this up to coat the potatoes.

browningFill a deep skillet with cooking oil (I’m using vegetable oil) to a depth of about 1/2 an inch. Let this heat up over medium high heat until oil is hot enough to fry in. To test this, I just sprinkle a wee bit of corn meal over the oil and if it bubbles then I know the oil is hot enough. Before adding potatoes, reduce heat to medium. Add potatoes to hot oil and cook, stirring often, until potatoes are lightly browned and tender.

whistle stop potatoesOnce they have reached the desired level of browning that you want, remove to a paper towel lined plate or bowl (we usually use a bowl) to serve.



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