STREAMING NOW: Jamie's Super Food

Bird's Seasoned Potatoes

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I've been making this recipe for years. It's very simple, flavorful, and great with ketchup. You can substitute the lard for an olive oil/butter mixture or just with vegetable oil. The taste will be significantly different, but still yummy. Amounts are estimated, so feel free to change to suit your taste. I posted this by request to the full recipe for my Spice Mix for Fried Potatoes.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat lard (or oil) in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add potatoes, paprika, garlic powder, salt, onion powder, and black pepper. Toss to coat, cover, and let steam for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are semi-soft, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove lid, add onion (bell pepper if using), and herbs. Toss to coat. increase heat to medium-high and cook an additional 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally until potatoes are cooked through and crispy browned on the outside. Serve with ketchup if desired.
  3. OPTIONAL BAKE METHOD: Melt the fat, then mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl. Place onto a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake at 425°F for 45-60 minutes, turning/tossing occasionally.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a