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Salt and pepper hash browns recipe

Salt and pepper hash browns recipe

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You've heard of salt and pepper chips, but have you tried salt and pepper hash browns? Fry the frozen favourite with peppers, garlic and Chinese five-spice for crispy and golden hash browns. These are delicious served with crispy fried eggs for a weekend brunch treat. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 25 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 326 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 12 hash browns
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp ground white pepper
  • ½ tsp Chinese five-spice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 peppers (any colour), roughly chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed​
  • 3cm piece ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced (optional)
  • 1 spring onion, finely sliced, to serve
  • sesame seeds, to serve (optional)
  • 1 lime, cut in wedges, to serve (optional)
If you don't have any limes, try a lemon instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    15g 21%
  • Saturates

    2g 8%
  • Sugars

    7g 7%
  • Salt

    1.3g 22%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 39.8g Protein 5.1g Fibre 5.4g


  1. Cook the hash browns according to pack instructions.
  2. Meanwhile combine the sugar, black and white pepper, Chinese five-spice and salt in a small bowl.
  3. Set a frying pan over a medium-high heat and add the oil. When hot, stir-fry the onion, peppers, garlic, ginger and half the chilli (if using) for 5-8 minutes until softened.
  4. When the hash browns are golden and crisp, add them to the frying pan with the spice mix. Stir gently for a couple of minutes to coat everything in the spices.
  5. Serve on a platter, scattered with the spring onion, sesame seeds and remaining chilli.

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