Fried Potatoes and Parsnips

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Vegetable oil, for frying

4 medium parsnips, peeled and cut into very thin slices

4 large baking potatoes, peeled and cut into very thin slices

Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. In a large Dutch oven, pour the vegetable oil to a depth of 3 inches. Heat over medium heat until the oil reaches 360 degrees F. 
  2. Fry the parsnips and potatoes, in batches, until crispy and browned, for 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Serve with chopped fresh parsley.