The Ultimate Crispy Roasted Potatoes

The Ultimate Crispy Roasted Potatoes image Author: Canadian Living Credits: The Ultimate Crispy Roasted Potatoes image

Fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside, these potatoes truly deserve their “ultimate” status. Duck fat is the key to their rich flavour, but you can customize the taste by switching up the type of fat.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2015

Ingredients

  • 1 kg russet potato peeled and cut in 1-1/2-inch (4 cm) pieces
  • 1/4 cup duck goose, beef or chicken fat (or 2 tbsp each olive oil and melted unsalted butter)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pinch pepper

Method

In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook potatoes just until forktender, about 6 minutes. Drain well.

In roasting pan, heat duck fat in 450 F (230 C) oven just until beginning to smoke, about 4 minutes. Remove from oven; standing back and averting face, add potatoes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; stir to coat. Roast, turning potatoes every 20 minutes, until golden, 50 to 60 minutes.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 780 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 277.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Potassium 766 mg
  • Cholesterol 13 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 37 g

%RDI

  • Iron 12.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 50.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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