How to cook the perfect roast potatoes

How to cook the perfect roast potatoes

Perfect Roast Potatoes. Crispy skin, fluffy insides. Everyone loves a roast potato, but sometimes they don’t come out of the oven as planned. This is a simple, easy-to-follow recipe, to make sure your roasties don’t disappoint. Perfect for your Sunday Roast. How to cook the perfect roast potatoes.

The staple part of most people’s roast dinner, roast potatoes can go wrong so quickly. But don’t fret, this recipe is simple to follow and will help make your roast potatoes perfect every time. I hope you enjoy the recipe and don’t forget you can find all my other recipes here.

You shouldn’t be daunted when it comes to cooking roast potatoes and this recipe will make it easy to achieve restaurant-quality roasties every time.

If you are looking for an easy roast dinner timing guide, then head over to my easy roast dinner recipe.

The Perfect Roast Potatoes

How to cook the perfect roast potatoes

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine 30 minutes plus
Servings 5
Calories 323 kcal

Ingredients
  

The Perect Roast Potatoes

  • 1 kg Maris Piper Potatoes
  • 100 g Duck Fat
  • 2 tsp Flour

Instructions
 

The Perfect Roast Potatoes

  • How to cook the perfect roast potatoes.
  • Put the duck fat or oil in a
    and put it into an oven at 180 degrees.
  • Peel the potatoes and cut them into 3 or 4 pieces, making sure you keep them all an even size
  • Chuck the potatoes into a large pan and cover with water, add a bit of salt and cook until they are boiling, lower the heat and simmer for about 2 minutes.
    Easy Roast Potatoes
  • Drain in a colander and then give them a little shake around. Before adding the flour and give another shake to cover evenly.
    Easy Roast Potatoes
  • Add the potatoes to the hot fat. They will sizzle as you do this. You then need to turn each potato until it is covered in the hot fat. Make sure the potatoes are in a single layer before chucking them into the oven for about 35/40 minutes. Make sure you turn each potato every 10 minutes or so, to ensure an even colour.
    The Perfect Roast Potatoes

    Nutrition

    Calories: 323kcalCarbohydrates: 32.2gProtein: 3.5gFat: 20.7gSaturated Fat: 6.9gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 12mgPotassium: 815mgFiber: 4.8gSugar: 2.3gCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
    Keyword 30 Minutes Plus, potatoes, sunday lunch, roast dinner, roast potatoes, traditional
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    Nutrition Facts
    How to cook the perfect roast potatoes
    Amount per Serving
    Calories
    323
    % Daily Value*
    Fat
     
    20.7
    g
    32
    %
    Saturated Fat
     
    6.9
    g
    43
    %
    Cholesterol
     
    21
    mg
    7
    %
    Sodium
     
    12
    mg
    1
    %
    Potassium
     
    815
    mg
    23
    %
    Carbohydrates
     
    32.2
    g
    11
    %
    Fiber
     
    4.8
    g
    20
    %
    Sugar
     
    2.3
    g
    3
    %
    Protein
     
    3.5
    g
    7
    %
    Calcium
     
    0
    mg
    0
    %
    Iron
     
    0
    mg
    0
    %
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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