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Perfect roast potatoes recipe

Perfect Roast Potatoes

No longer the chef's secret - learn how to make perfect roast potatoes with this roastie recipe from Craigies Farm!

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kg of rooster or Maris piper potatoes
  • 100 g duck fat
  • Plain flour for dusting

Instructions
 

  • Peel the potatoes and rinse them under running water to wash off any extra starch
  • Cut each potato into 3 or 4 even pieces (depending on how big they are)
  • Place a large roasting tray in a preheated oven (180C)
  • Put the potatoes into a pan of cold water salted water and bring to the boil
  • Cook until the tip of a knife goes into the potato easily
  • Drain them in a colander and leave to steam for a few minutes
  • Carefully put the duck fat in the hot tray in the oven and return it to the oven to heat up
  • Return the potatoes to the pan and dust with flour, giving them a shake to ‘fluff’ up the sides, be careful not to shake too hard that they fall apart
  • Place in the roasting tray, being careful as the duck fat will be hot
  • Leave plenty of space between the potatoes
  • Roast in the oven for 10 minutes and then carefully turn the potatoes
  • Repeat the process until the potatoes are all evenly coloured and cooked through
  • Drain on kitchen paper and season with Maldon sea salt

Notes

No longer the chef's secret - learn how to make perfect roast potatoes with this roastie recipe from Craigies Farm!