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.

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The Perfect Roast Potatoes

How to cook the perfect roast potatoes

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 5
Calories 323 kcal


The Perect Roast Potatoes

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


The Perfect Roast Potatoes

  • How to cook the perfect roast potatoes.
  • Put the duck fat or oil in a roasting tray and put it in to a 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 the 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 added 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


    Calories: 323kcalCarbohydrates: 32.2gProtein: 3.5gFat: 20.7gSaturated Fat: 6.9gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 12mgPotassium: 815mgFiber: 4.8gSugar: 2.3gCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
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