Duck Fat Home Fries

prep:5 minutes
cook:15 minutes
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  • Serves: 1
  • Calories: 573
  • Total Fat: 51g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 27g
  • Protein: 3g
You could easily use a sweet potato if you don't tolerate regular potatoes very well. Whatever you do, use a starchy potato (not a red potato - too waxy) or the cooking times will be off. If you want to use yucca root or some other type of vegetable, it would be best to parboil it first, or it'll take forever to cook. I buy my duck fat from Wegman's; it's the D'artagnan brand. The containers for the fat and the stock look almost identical, so make sure you're getting the right thing. Not that I've done that, of course. Ahem.

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Heat duck fat in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until it sizzles.
  2. Peel the potato and cut into 1/4-inch cubes. Sprinkle with garlic powder.
  3. Add potato cubes to the skillet and let brown on all sides, flipping every few minutes. Cook for about 15 minutes until cubes are brown and have shrunken slightly.
  4. Remove from skillet, pat dry with paper towels, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and serve immediately.
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