Fried Potatoes and Onions

a.k.a. Bratkartoffein (German Fried Potatoes)


  • 4 Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • splash of Dry Vermouth (or dry White Wine)
  • Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper


  • Cut Potatoes in half. Cut halves into 1/8 inch thick slices
  • Coarse chop Onions
  • In a large skillet, using medium high heat, add Butter and Olive Oil. When bubbly add Potato slices. Toss / turn Potato slices frequently. When Potatoes are soft and starting to turn golden brown remove to serving dish.
  • Add chopped Onions and saute until slightly caramelized. Add splash of Vermouth (or Dry White Wine) and cook for another minute or two.
  • Return Potatoes to skillet; mix well; cook for a few more minutes. Liberally season with Salt and Pepper (test taste). Return to serving dish and serve.