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The Secret to the Crispiest Potatoes Ever

about this recipe

The secret to super crispy potatoes is a process called parboiling. We'll show you exactly how to do it for the best potatoes ever!

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Servings: 4

total Time: 1 hour


- Potatoes - Baking soda - Duck fat (or olive oil) - Salt - Perfect mix of spices (see recipe for full list)

First, preheat the oven to 500 degrees F. Cut the potatoes into 1/2 - 1 inch thick chunks that are about 2 inches wide.

Step 1

Add potatoes to a large pot and fill with cold water, baking soda, and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, and cook for 5 minutess.

Step 2

Strain the potato pieces and let sit for a minute. Then, mix them in a bowl with warm duck fat or oil and the mixed seasonings.

Step 3

Place potato chunks on a baking rack. Bake for 45 minutes in the oven (I like to make seasoned sour cream while I wait)!

Step 4

Remove, let cool, and enjoy! Check out our post on 32 tasty dish ideas to serve with crispy roasted potatoes by swiping up!

Step 5

To view the full Crispy Parboiled Roasted Potatoes recipe, tricks, and tips, visit Joy to the Food by clicking on the link below!