Allow the potatoes to brown for around 20 minutes. I’m Laura, the author and recipe creator behind A Food Lover’s Kitchen.

I love them sprinkled with heaps of freshly-grated Parmesan, or a good squeeze of lemon juice. They’ve gotta be crispy. With smaller pieces, the crunchy surface tends to overwhelm the small amount of potato inside. These are so good!

Serve this up for Christmas, and you’re sure to have your guests coming back for more! It’s also best if the potatoes have been chilled for at least a day before you use them for this recipe. Win-win. No idea how the chemistry works but they are great! I was intrigued by the baking soda in the water. Crispy Roast Potatoes. Was so excited to try this then went downstairs and found out the potatoes went bad >:( Will have to try again soon! This is the number one reason why potatoes don’t get adequately crispy, so do yourself a favor and just spread them out. She also runs a popular travel blog and spends a lot of her time traveling for food. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. If you prefer a creamier middle, try Yukon Golds. My favorite recipe for ultra-crispy roasted potatoes — easy to make with 3 different seasonings! Then, once the potatoes have roasted, toss them with the zest and juice of 1 small lemon.

If they fall apart, you’ve gone too far. I’m printing out the recipe and so look forward to trying this…thank you SO MUCH!! Parboiling can vary as little as 2 minutes or as much as 8 minutes. Serve immediately.

10 Tips For Extra-Crispy Roasted Potatoes: To avoid having soggy potatoes and make sure that your batch roasts up extra crispy, keep these 10 simple tips in mind: 1. Required fields are marked *. I love them spicy, I love them herby, I love them citrusy, I love them cheesy, and I always love them extra-garlicky. Good point, Sonya.

Many thanks for continuing to support the brands who help to make this site possible. The size of the potato pieces will have a big impact on the outcome. The techniques featured here to make the potatoes extra-crispy are the same ones featured in my baked sweet potato fries recipe, and they’ve never let me down. This process allows the outside of the potato to dry helping them get extra crispy and crunchy during roasting. Used small yellow potatoes. Who doesn’t like golden brown chunks of potato, crisp and crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. I know this sounds weird, but if I could only eat one thing for a week, it would probably be potatoes.

But Roast Potatoes. But I adore potatoes. Are you ready to make vegan cooking easy?

Chilling will turn some of the starch in the potato into sugar, which we already know helps with browning.

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They were perfectly crispy on the outside and soft in the middle. 2.

Sprinkle with a little extra sea salt and freshly chopped rosemary and serve immediately. Preheat the oven to 200 celsius (400 Fahrenheit) and place the potatoes in a roasting dish.

She shares her recipes on Delicious Everyday, an award-winning vegetarian and vegan food blog. I know this sounds weird, but if I could only eat one thing for a week, it would probably be potatoes. Bake for 15 minutes.

Love the parmesan twist — like a play on poutine. Bake at high heat: This will help the potatoes get nice and crispy. Potato salad.

Crispy on the outside and fluffy inside!

Just like your pasta cooking water, the water you are going to cook your potatoes in should taste like the sea. I always put lots of salt and a ½ tsp baking soda in the water. 1 teaspoon McCormick Dried Oregano in with the cornstarch, garlic powder and black pepper. :). But I promise you’ll be greatly rewarded. The question always turns to which type of potato is the right one to use. What a luxury. Your email address will not be published. This recipe was excellent!

1 teaspoon McCormick Dried Thyme in with the cornstarch, garlic powder and black pepper. Thanks!

This will help to rinse off the excess starch and help the potatoes crisp up beautifully in the oven.


Roasted potatoes are definitely best fresh outta the oven, and they will start to get soggy (as any kind of potatoes will) once they sit out for too long.

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Dice the potatoes into 3/4-inch cubes. Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate, I earn a commission from qualifying purchases made through the links on this site.

Rearrange again so that the potatoes are evenly spaced and not overlapping.
That’s when they’re at their most glorious.

Now that we live in the UK, I’ve completely fallen for Maris Piper potatoes. Remove from oven. Like this recipe? Bake for an additional 10-20 minutes until they are golden on the outside. Click to follow our Pinterest boards so you can find all our recipes! My only problem (followed directions completely) was the lack of general crispiness. I like to keep it simple in the kitchen, so this site is filled with easy and delicious recipes you can make for two. I would try this with blue potatoes – my favorite. Then — also very important — use a towel to pat them down until they are nice and dry before moving onto the next step. This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Drain the potatoes and – this is important – allow them to sit in the pan and blow off steam for a minute to dry them out. If you aren’t serving them right away, undercook them slightly by about 5 minutes. Feel free to incorporate these extra seasoning blends if you would like: *If you need to spread the fries out between two baking sheets, be sure to switch their positions on the top and bottom oven shelves at the halfway point when you flip the fries.

These roast potatoes are one of my favorite ways to eat potatoes, though believe me, there are many others on the list.

Fill a medium pot halfway with water and set it on medium heat. Serve this up for Christmas, and you’re sure to have your guests coming back for more! Drain and leave to cool for 10 to 20 minutes. But it’s worth it. See full disclosure policy here.

I only parboiled them for 4 minutes, which helped keep the outside in tact a bit more.

(For more plant-based holiday meal ideas, check out this post.) Best roast potatoes. Don’t crowd them.

Learn my secrets for crunchy, golden and crispy roast potatoes with rosemary, sage and garlic.

If you like crispy potatoes that are crunchy on the outside and creamy on the inside, these are exactly that. Your email address will not be published. Thankfully, my husband shares my love of roast potatoes so I never need to find an excuse to make them. I just couldn’t figure out why they never turned out well, until I learned that the starch and sugar content in potatoes has a dramatic affect and had to be taken into consideration.
Once your potatoes are tender, drain them in a fine mesh sieve or colander and leave them for 10 to 20 minutes or so to steam dry. 9. 6. Potatoes with higher sugar content will have a more intense malliard reaction, meaning they will brown better.

These crispy roast potatoes are perfect served alongside my vegan mushroom wellington. Gently flip the potatoes over. They truly are the best crispy roast potatoes you’ll ever make. There are about a million different ways that you could season your roasted potatoes.

I especially liked how well cooked they are in the center. You can also check out this potato chart to learn more about each type of potato. Ingredients . Excited to see how well the corn starch technique works out. When picking potatoes, go for potatoes that are still coated in dirt. Drain the potatoes, rinse with cold water, then transfer to a dry bowl and blot the potatoes dry with a clean towel. Then bake for 10-15 more minutes, or until the potatoes are tender and have begun to brown and caramelize a bit around the edges. I am always trying new ways to roast potatoes but i don’t think I will after this – very simple and delicious! There are zillions of recipes you can get hold of, all claiming to promise you crispy roasties.

I will never make roasted potatoes any other way.

It’s a keeper. We love to see your photos of our recipes! Transfer the potatoes to a baking sheet. Then remove pan from oven, and flip the potatoes 180° with a spatula.

I use mayo instead of olive oil. So go for it!

Been baking potatoes like this for 30+ years.

Then resist the urge to take a bite, and let the potatoes rest on the baking sheet for 5 more minutes. These turned out so crispy, just as advertised. Golden and crispy roast potatoes are the best part of any roast dinner. Turned out crispy and tasty! These roast potatoes are one of my favorite ways to eat potatoes, though believe me, there are many others on the list.

It will help them crisp up a bit more and be ready to serve. ” Serves 10 as a side . (For more plant-based holiday meal ideas, check out this post.).

DON’T SKIP THIS STEP IF YOU WANT CRISPY ROAST POTATOES! Pre-washed potatoes never seem to crisp up as much when roasted. 1½ teaspoons McCormick Smoked Paprika (plus a pinch of McCormick Cayenne) in with the cornstarch, garlic powder and black pepper. To make this oven roasted potatoes recipe, you will need: To make this crispy roasted potatoes recipe, simply: Alright, my favorite topic — seasonings!!