Diner Style Home Fries

2 1/2 lbs. red potatoes, washed and diced 3/4”
1/2 c. butter
1 large onion, diced
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp. garlic salt

Place potatoes and one tablespoon of the butter in microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic and cook for three to five minutes or until cooked but still firm. Shake potatoes in bowl with plastic on them to distribute butter. While potatoes are cooking cook onion in skillet in one tablespoon butter until onion pieces are tender and cooked. Remove to bowl and set aside. Melt remaining butter in skillet over medium high heat. Distribute potatoes (but not the onion) in the skillet. Add salt and pepper. Pack down with a spatula and let cook until crispy on one side, about five minutes. Turn potatoes, turn down heat and repeat until potatoes are crispy throughout. Add garlic salt. Add more salt and pepper to taste if necessary. Stir in onions and serve.