How do you cook frozen hash browns? You can fry them in a pan for around 5 minutes from each side or put them in the oven. For more details, check my post below!
Frozen hash browns are very easy to cook and something the whole family will enjoy. To cook hash browns from frozen, heat your waffle maker and place the frozen hash browns inside.
Cook the hash browns for between five and 10 minutes or until they reach your desired level of crispiness.
Want to discover other great ways to cook hash browns at home?
How to Cook Frozen Hash Browns in a Frying Pan?
Frying pan hash browns are quick and easy. First, you will need to heat cooking oil in a non-stick skillet (there is no need to thaw frozen hash browns).
Secondly, add 1/2 a bag of hash browns to the oil and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, turning occasionally.
Cook for longer if desired. Otherwise, pat dry to remove excess oil and serve.
How to Cook Frozen Hash Browns in the Oven?
Cooking your hash browns in the oven will create the perfect crispy hash browns every time.
To cook your hash browns in the oven:
- Preheat your oven to 350F.
- Place hash browns on greased baking sheet.
- Coat hash browns with cooking spray for extra crispiness.
- Cook for 5 minutes.
- Turn your hash browns.
- Cook for a further 5 minutes – or until crispy.
- Serve immediately.
How to Cook Frozen Hash Browns in a Cast Iron Skillet?
One of the quickest ways to cook hash browns is with a cast-iron skillet. If your skillet is well seasoned, add just a drop of oil and use a paper towel to coat the pan.
Heat the skillet to medium heat and add the hash browns. Flip them every 3 to 4 minutes to prevent sticking.
Remove once hash brown patties are golden brown.
How to Cook Frozen Hash Browns in a Toaster?
For a mess-free way to cook hash browns, use your toaster.
Take hash browns straight from the freezer and put them in the toaster on the medium setting.
Keep an eye on them to ensure they’re not burning – most hash browns will require “three pops” of the toaster before they are cooked through.
How to Cook Frozen Hash Browns like Waffle House?
Waffle House is famous for its great hash browns- but what if you could recreate them at home?
- Heat butter and oil in a large non-stick skillet.
- Add hash browns and cook on medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes.
- After five minutes, flip the hash browns and cook for a further 5 to 6 minutes.
- Add chopped onions to the skillet.
- Add ham to skillet after two minutes.
- Once ham and onions are cooked, place on top of the hash browns.
- Add a slice of American cheddar cheese and turn off the heat.
- Allow cheese to melt and serve.
How to Cook Frozen Hash Browns Quickly?
Hash browns take a few minutes to cook from frozen, no matter how you decide to cook them.
If you’re in a rush, air frying, toasting, pan-frying, or using a waffle maker will all have your hash browns piping hot in under 10 minutes.
How to Cook Frozen Hash Browns on Skillet?
To cook your hash browns on a skillet, add a drop of oil to the skillet and use a paper towel to coat the pan. Heat over medium-high heat until hot.
Add hash brown patties to the oil and cook for 4-5 minutes. Turn the frozen hash brown patties and cook for a further 5 minutes or until crispy.
Serve as you wish.
How to Cook Frozen Hash Browns like McDonald’s?
You can make your frozen hash brown patties taste just like McDonald’s by deep-frying them.
- Heat your deep fryer to 350F and add hash browns to the frying basket.
- Turn occasionally and remove after 5 – 6 minutes.
- Drain the patties or pat dry to remove excess oil and serve.
How to Cook Frozen Hash Browns in an Air Fryer?
An air fryer is a healthier way to get crispy McDonald’s style hash browns without the oil content.
Hash browns take just eight minutes to cook in the air fryer.
- Preheat your air fryer to 400F.
- Place one layer of hash browns in the air fryer.
- Cook for four minutes.
- Flip the hash browns.
- Cook for a further four minutes.
- Remove from fryer and leave to cool.
How do you Cook Frozen Hash Browns In a Ninja Foodi?
The best way to cook hash browns in your Ninja Foodi is to use the air fryer settings and follow the instructions above.
You could also bake your hash browns in the Ninja Foodi – however, they’re quicker and crispier with the air fryer setting.
How do you Cook Frozen Hash Browns in Frying Pan?
Heat a frying pan to medium-high heat and add the oil of your choice.
Once the oil is hot, add the hash browns or shredded hash browns and cook in the oil until crispy.
Remember to keep turning hash browns in the oil to stop them from sticking or burning.
The most important thing to remember when cooking hash browns in oil is to make sure the oil is hot before adding the patties.
Should I Thaw Frozen Hash Browns before Cooking?
If you’re cooking hash brown patties, there is no need to thaw them before cooking them.
Thawing hash browns before frying them makes them more likely to fall apart while cooking and become soggy.
With shredded hash browns, always leave them frozen before cooking – no matter how you cook them.
How Long Does it Take to Fry Hash Browns from Frozen?
Shredded hash browns take just a few minutes to cook through. Frozen hash brown patties take longer – usually around 10 minutes – to cook through.
The quickest way to cook hash browns is by frying them. Frying hash browns will always create crispy patties.
How to Make Crispy Hash Browns?
Hash browns are always best when crispy.
To ensure crispy hash browns every time, it’s best to fry your patties either in an air fryer, shallow frying on the stove, or in a deep fryer.
Remember to pat hash browns dry afterward to prevent them from going soggy, and add salt before eating!
Now you know how to cook frozen hash browns. The easiest way is to panfry them for around 5 minutes on each side, depending on the thickness of your shredded potatoes.
Frozen has browns taste great as you would expect from shredded potatoes. It still has the awesome potatoes taste, but now, it has a cool texture to it.