By Jonathan Rigden

Whether you have to head into work fast on a weekday or you have a full weekend planned, sometimes you're just strapped for time to make a decent breakfast. Whip up some hash browns ahead and freeze them for those busy mornings. Here's how to heat them up perfectly every time.

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Step 1

Drizzle oil into a skillet over high heat.

Step 2

Place a 1-inch layer of frozen hash browns into the skillet.

Step 3

Leave the heat on high for 5 minutes and let the hash browns simmer untouched.

Step 4

After 5 minutes, flip the hash browns, and let them sit for another 5 minutes.

Step 5

Once they're golden brown on both sides, add a pinch of salt and serve immediately. (You can even take them to go.)