Keep frozen. Preparation Instructions: 1. Heat cooking oil in large skillet over medium heat or in electric frypan at 375 degrees. 2. Carefully add frozen hash browns to form an even layer. 3. Cook undisturbed for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown. Turn over and cook 3 to 4 minutes. 4. Season to taste. Caution: Ice crystals on frozen foods can cause spattering when added to hot oil. Add product carefully. Tips for Frying with Oil: Always preheat oil uncovered. If oil, spatters, cover immediately and reduce heat. When spattering stops, remove cover and return to cooking temperature. Be careful not to spatter or spill oil onto hot burner of range. For food safety and quality, follow the cooking instructions. This product should be cooked to 160 degrees F before eating. Cook from frozen. Appliances may vary, adjust accordingly.