Roast Potatoes

Roasted potatoes are a must have recipe for every party menu. It's your companion on all busy occasions due to its ease of preparation and amazing flavour that appeals to almost every palate, especially kids. The major cooking is done in the oven, therefore, you can relax and do other stuff while these cook.

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  1. How to make Roast Potatoes?
  2. Expert Tips
  3. Recipe Card  


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    How to make Roast Potatoes?

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC fan/200ºC conventional/Gas 6.
    2. Peel the potatoes and cut into large, even sized chunks.
    3. Fill your large Saucepan with boiling water and add a pinch of sea salt. Add the potatoes and cook for 5-7 minutes until just beginning to soften around the edges.
    4. Meanwhile, heat your large oven tray in the oven.
    5. Strain the potatoes in a colander and return to the pan then season with a few generous pinches of sea salt.
    6. Place on the lid and hold in place (with a cloth if needed). Give the pan a few gentle shakes to fluff up the edges of the potatoes.
    7. Add the oil to the hot tray and return to the oven for a minute or two to heat up. Remove from the oven and carefully transfer the potatoes to the hot tray, taking care not to splash the hot oil.
    8. Use you solid spoon or flexible turner to turn the potatoes to cover them in oil
    9. Roast in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour, turning occasionally, until golden and crunchy. Sprinkle over a few thyme leaves for the last few minutes of cooking.


    Expert Tips

    1. Do not over boil the potatoes or they will turn into mush.
    2. Season the boiling water for better taste.
    3. Let the herbs heat with the oil for a better taste in the oil.

    Recipe Card



    • Mihika

      Very yummy and crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside. These potatoes were super easy to make and tasted great!

    • Sangeeta Singh

      Thought I had the best recipe for roasted potatoes already…I was wrong. This is great. I thought a whole tsp. of salt seemed like a lot, but used it all anyways, and it was perfect. Great recipe. tnx

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