Home fries

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Home fries
Flickr lifeontheedge 3672951574--Home fried potatoes.jpg
A plate of home fried potatoes, showing the irregular size and texture of the potato dish
Alternative names House fries, sometimes American fries
Main ingredients Potatoes, vegetable oil or butter
Cookbook: Home fries  Media: Home fries

Home fries (US), house fries (US), American fries (US) or fried potatoes (UK & regional US) are a type of basic potato dish made by pan- or skillet-frying chunked, sliced, wedged or diced potatoes that are sometimes unpeeled and may have been par-cooked by boiling, baking, steaming, or microwaving.

In North America, home fries are popular as a breakfast side dish.[1]

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  1. ^ Smith, Andrew (2007). The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 505. ISBN 9780195307962.