Potatoes make an excellent addition in restaurant dishes because there are just so many ways you can prepare them. Here are 6 potato recipes and different ways you could use this very versatile root crop.
This one might be an obvious choice, but it always works as a side dish around the world, so there is always a place for it in your menu! These golden sticks of deep fried goodness are usually paired with hamburgers. It’s finger food that’s convenient and easy to prepare — just slice some potatoes and toss it in hot oil until they become golden yellow.
The crunchier alternative to French Fries, potato chips have also been used as a side dish to hand-held sandwiches. Potatoes are sliced very thinly and deep fried, or sometimes even baked to create a crispy texture.
A healthier option to deep-fried potatoes, baked potatoes are generally topped with some sauces and condiments like sour cream and bacon.
Usually seen in breakfast dishes, shredded potatoes can be used to create hash browns—a deep-fried accompaniment to eggs and ham or bacon for a traditional American breakfast— or a simple potato hash made with meat and spices that can be elevated depending on the ingredients placed.
This dish makes use of breadcrumbs, cheese, eggs, and butter, along with potato slices that are carefully layered and baked. The more common potato gratin is often called Scalloped Potatoes or Potato au Gratin and can be served as a prelude to the main course.