Perfect roast potatoes

Perfect roast potatoes

A quick and easy way to make perfectly crispy and tasty roast potatoes without adding lots of fat!

time

10 mins

pan

1 hour

fire

419 kcal

time

10 mins

pan

1 hour

fire

419 kcal

Perfect roast potatoes

SERVES

4

DIFFICULTY

EASY

SERVES

4

Difficulty

EASY

My favourite method for cooking roast potatoes has always been in lard, it makes really nice roast potatoes. BUT I hate to think about how unhealthy they are- I’ve not really wanted to make ‘healthy’ roast potatoes before as I worry they will be too dry, but this method really does make lovely potatoes that wouldn’t compare unfavourably with the ones dripping in grease!

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Perfect roast potatoes

Servings: 4
A quick and easy way to make perfectly crispy and tasty roast potatoes!
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Print Recipe
10 mins
1 hr

Ingredients

  • 10 medium-sized potatoes
  • 1/2 a chicken oxo cube finely crumbled
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • low calorie cooking spray

Instructions

  • Peel potatoes and cut each one into 2 or 3 pieces, (depending on size). Put them into a pan of cold water as soon as they are chopped
  • Bring the pan of potatoes and cold water to the boil, and when it is bubbling well, cover with a lid, reduce to a high simmer and simmer for 8 minutes.
  • Using oven gloves, use the lid to drain the water away into the sink (make sure it's all gone), put the lid back on and shake the pan vigorously
  • You want to roughen up the outsides of the potatoes, but not completely break them apart.
  • Once well roughened, sprinkle over the stock cube, garlic salt and rosemary, spray with low calorie cooking spray, and shake again
  • Spray again with cooking spray (generously- you want to make sure they are coated)
  • Spray a baking tray with Fry light and pour the potatoes onto it, setting them apart from eachother so they have room to crisp up.
  • Bake at 180c for around 1 hour- check them at 45 minutes to make sure they aren't ready- ovens can vary.
  • Once they are brown and crispy on the outside, serve.
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