Perfect Roast Potatoes Recipe @pinch

Now, these really are the perfect roasted potatoes. They are crispy and crunchy outside. Inside, though, is fluffy and tender. Make sure to give them a good shake in the saucepan to rough them up. The more rough edges to crisp the better. These potatoes will be delicious alongside a proper Sunday roast. A perfect roast potato is one that is crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. If you have had problems getting it right in the past - here is how to do it.

perfect roast potatoes
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Recipe Cuisine: English Recipe Category: Vegetables Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 8 medium Russet potatoes
  • - goose fat / duck fat or lard (shortening)
Intructions :
  • Preheat the oven to 250C (high). Put about 4 oz of fat/lard into a roasting dish and put the dish in the oven for about 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Peel the potatoes and cut them in half.
  • Pop them in a saucepan and cover with water
  • adding a dash of salt. Bring to a boil and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the potatoes and then give the saucepan a good shake to roughen up the edges of the potatoes. Rough edges help them crisp up.
  • Carefully remove the dish of fat from the oven and
  • using kitchen tongs
  • place each potato into the fat. Using a large spoon
  • pour the fat over the top of the potatoes.
  • Put the potatoes in the oven for about 45 minutes.
  • Turn and baste the potatoes after 15 minutes and again at 30 minutes.
  • Remove the cooked potatoes from the oven and put into a warmed serving dish and serve immediately.

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