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Good Old Home Fries

Good Old Home Fries

3 lbs. Yukon baby gold potatoes
3 T. plus ½ t. kosher salt, divided
2 ½ c. vegetable or canola oil
2 T. butter
½ c. chopped onion
2 T. minced garlic
Creole seasoning
¼ c. sliced green onions

  1. In medium stockpot, bring potatoes and 1 T. salt and enough cold water to cover and boil over medium-high heat. Cook until just tender, 5-6 minutes.
  2. Drain potatoes and let cool about 20 minutes. Quarter potatoes.
  3. In large skillet, heat oil.
  4. Add potatoes, and cook stirring occasionally until crispy and golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  5. Remove potatoes using slotted spoon and drain on paper towel.
  6. Discard oil. In same skillet, melt butter. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally until onion is softened and caramelized, 5-7 minutes.
  7. Return potatoes to skillet.
  8. Season with Creole seasoning to taste. Garnish with green onions. Serve immediately.
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