Spinning will only get rid of surface water – it won’t compress the potatoes hard enough to squeeze any out. I usually press between layers of paper towel. I also pre-microwave the potatoes for a minute so that I can crank the heat up higher in the skillet without worrying about undercooked insides. That gives a boost to the crispiness too.
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