Chop potatoes and place in a bowl with water to prevent browning.
Cook 6 pieces of bacon in a skillet over medium high heat. Move the bacon to a plate and reserve the bacon fat.
Add chopped onion to bacon fat in the skillet and saute until onion is translucent. Using slotted spoon move cooked onion to the plate with the bacon.
Place part of the peeled and chopped potatoes in a a single layer in the skillet. Season them with salt, pepper and paprika and cover pan with a lid. Cook on medium heat for about 25 minutes until potatoes are tender, flipping them halfway through.
Repeat with remaining potatoes and each time add 1 Tbsp of olive oil or fat of your choice if needed.
Place the pan fried potatoes in a dish and stir in the caramelized onions and bacon. Season with salt, pepper and paprika if needed and serve warm.
German Pan Fried Potatoes (Bratkartoffeln)
Amount Per Serving (210 g)
Calories 288Calories from Fat 138
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 11.3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.