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How to cook the perfect roast potatoes

Yields5 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time55 mins

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.

The staple part of most peoples 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

The Perfect Roast Potatoes

The Perect Roast Potatoes
 1 kg Maris Piper Potatoes
 100 g Duck Fator 100ml Olive Oil
 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

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Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 323
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20.7g32%

Saturated Fat 6.9g35%
Cholesterol 21mg8%
Sodium 12mg1%
Potassium 815mg24%
Total Carbohydrate 32.2g11%

Dietary Fiber 4.8g20%
Sugars 2.3g
Protein 3.5g8%

Calcium 1%
Iron 1%
Vitamin D 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.