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    Granny's Greek Fried Potatoes

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    5 mins

    20 mins

    alligirl's Note:

    This simple recipe bursts with flavor and goodness! Taken from explorecrete.com and posted for ZWT. Time does NOT include 'sit' time (45 minutes.)

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 2

    Yield:

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    • 2 large potatoes
    • salt, to taste
    • 1 lemon (half, for the juice)
    • 2 cups virgin olive oil (for frying)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Peel and cut two large potatoes in thick pieces, salt them, sprinkle them with the juice of half a lemon and stir them well.
    2. 2
      Cover them and leave them for about 45 minutes.
    3. 3
      In a deep frying pan, heat up 2 cups of virgin olive oil.
    4. 4
      Drop the potatoes in the hot olive oil and let them fry with no cover until they get golden.
    5. 5
      Take them out with a strainer-ladle and place them on kitchen paper towels so that they totally drain from the excess oil. (They are eaten hot.).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 19, 2013

      55

      My husband said, "The potatoes were AWESOME!" The kids and I gobbled them up to. I could see these being made frequently in our house. I made them exactly as written with beautiful results. Thank you alligirl. Made for team Tasty Testers for the Greek cookbook during ZWT9.

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    • on May 06, 2012

      55

      What yummy potatoes Granny!!! I made this for one serving, using a peeled and thick sliced red potato. I forgot to cut back on the lemon, but it worked out wonderful for me. I also didn't use the amount of oil, as it wasn't necessary for the amount I made for lunch. These were nice and crispy on the outside but soft and moist on the inside, perfect fried potatoes!!! Thanks so much for sharing a great recipe. Made for your win in the Game Forum Trivia Event.

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    • on July 17, 2013

      55

      I made these as directed EXCEPT, I put them in the oven to bake (yes, I know, fried potatoes, I'm just not a huge lover of frying :( ) - they were wonderful! lemon flavour came through loud and clear but not over-powering, very pleasant, crisped nicely, DH was delighted since he loves potatoes and I am not a fan, so this was a real treat for him! Really nice Alligirl, made and enjoyed for ZWT 9

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    Nutritional Facts for Granny's Greek Fried Potatoes

    Serving Size: 1 (614 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2201.9
     
    Calories from Fat 1947
    88%
    Total Fat 216.4 g
    332%
    Saturated Fat 29.9 g
    149%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 27.0 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 67.1 g
    22%
    Dietary Fiber 8.9 g
    35%
    Sugars 3.6 g
    14%
    Protein 7.7 g
    15%

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