Home Fries Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Home Fries.


There are 157 calories in Home Fries.


Nutrition Facts
Home Fries
Serving Size:


cup (194 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 22
Calories 157

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2.5 grams

Saturated Fat 1.5 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0.7 grams

Cholesterol 7.8 milligrams

Sodium 421 milligrams

Potassium 516 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 30 grams

Protein 4.6 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 160 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 42 minutes
Running (6mph) 15 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 22 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is the difference between home fries and french fries?

American home fries are pan-fried potatoes cut into small cubes or slices, fried in butter with onions, peppers, and a medley of seasonings. French fries are made by peeling the raw potatoes and cutting them into long, thin strips for baking or frying.

Why do they call them home fries?

Is it because home is not a place, but a feeling? We’d like to think so, but it’s probably more likely that Americans created the name to contrast from being french-fried, like, well, french fries.

What are considered home fries?

What are considered home fries? Home fries are basically diced potatoes that are cooked in a cast iron skillet until they get a nice, golden crispy outside and are tender on the inside. Home fries can be made with diced onions and/or diced peppers. They are best served at breakfast with eggs or biscuits and gravy.

What is the difference between hash browns and home fries?

Hash browns (or hashbrowns and hashed browns), are traditionally shredded potatoes that are pan fried to a golden brown. Home fries are made from cubed or diced potatoes. They are fried up along with onions and often bell peppers. Hash browns and home fries are staple items of breakfast restaurants around the country.

What are home fries called in the UK?

Home fries (US, Canada), house fries (US), American fries (US), fried potatoes (UK, Canada and regional US), Bratkartoffeln (German), bistro potatoes (southeastern US), or peasant potatoes are a type of basic potato dish made by pan- or skillet-frying chunked, sliced, wedged or diced potatoes that are sometimes …

How unhealthy are home fries?

Potatoes are packed with carbohydrates, which give you energy over long periods of time. If you don’t use that, it becomes fat, and the less you eat at once, the more under control your fat will be. So, keep portion sizes small and consider having your home fries with some healthy food to balance them out.

Are home fries healthier than French fries?

Stick with one serving, or share a restaurant serving with a couple of meal mates. Homemade “baked fries” using minimal olive or canola oil aren’t French fries, but they’re close… and much healthier.

Where did home fries originate?

In reality, the modern method of double frying probably originated in Belgium and spread from there. The fry, for Belgians, is a more potent symbol of national culture than even the waffle—finding place in two of the most famous national dishes, Steak Frites and Moules Frites.