Video: How to Make Classic Hash Browns -

Video: How to Make Classic Hash Browns

Chef John shows you how to make diner-style hash browns with a perfect crust.

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In this video, you’ll see a simple technique for making classic, diner-style hash browns. Discover the best potatoes to use and see the three keys to getting crispy, crusty, perfectly browned hash browns. Get Chef John's classic hash browns.

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May 25, 2014 6:05 pm
Made this today and it was delicious! The texture was crazy good. I'd never been able to get the potatoes crusty and light like this before. Thanks, Chef John for the key tips on rinsing off the starch and drying the potatoes before frying.
Apr. 19, 2014 11:53 am
Ok, this is just great..... a little humor, and a jab at europeans..... you sir have a new fan.
Mar. 22, 2014 3:51 pm
if you microwave the shredded potatoes for a few minutes it cuts down on the frying time.
Feb. 28, 2014 9:09 am
Nice demo. I need to make my girlfriend a really nice breakfast and I know she loves hashbrowns. Well I like them too, and yes with some ketchup and cayenne. Thank you.
Feb. 24, 2014 1:20 am
Chef John - Love your recipes. Re: Ketchup - my wife loves it - I hate it! Best regards A European.
Feb. 21, 2014 11:09 am
I don't eat white potatoes any more to avoid the starch in them. Has anyone tried to do this with yams? Did they turn out good? Any adjustments to the basic recipe?
Feb. 8, 2014 3:50 pm
I like to cook my potato for 15-20 min. in boiling water first. Then it cooks faster in the fry pan.
Jan. 8, 2014 7:24 pm
So cool. Looks delicious! Thanks for the recipe, Chef John!
Aug. 4, 2013 9:50 pm
Just made this one today - rocked it! Great suggestion on flavoring, I did "...make it my own breakfast..." and embellished a bit. The fam said "...mmmm, good." That's the qualifer. Great job, looking forward to viewing more of your suggested tips.
Jun. 12, 2013 3:19 pm
I have not made any of your recipes yet, but I am addicted to watching your instructional videos. I can't wait to make many of them soon! They all seem great, and you do too!
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