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Tender Skillet Potatoes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Buttery, garlicky and herb-seasoned skillet potatoes. Easy to make and delicious to eat with almost any main dish. It’s a 5 ingredients side dish that only takes 30 minutes to cook!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: skillet potatoes
Servings: 4 people (as a side dish)
  • 3 medium-size or 2 big Yukon gold potatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF)
  2. In an oven resistant pan ---preferably a cast iron--- melt the butter.
  3. Cut the onion into thick slices. Toss it into the pan with the garlic clove minced. Cook for 30 sec to a minute, until the garlic is fragrant.
  4. Cut the potatoes into small triangles of about ½ inch of thickness. Toss it into the pan. Stir every 2 - 3 minutes for about 10 minutes total. Make sure to stir well and rotate the pieces at the bottom to the top.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, and thyme.
  6. Take the pan to the oven for 20 minutes.