Twice Cooked Potatoes

Steam me up Scotty

Fingerling potatoes and other small potatoes have been going on sale a lot lately. So we’ve been buying them a lot. Here’s a simple way to make them extra crispy. Hope you like butter.

Twice Cooked Potatoes

  • 28 ounces small potatoes (about 4 cups)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp parsley
  • sea salt/pepper

Scrub potatoes and parboil them until tender, about 10 minutes. Run under cold water until they can be handled. Slice each in half. In a large skillet, melt butter and oil over medium heat. Toss in potatoes and cook over medium heat until browned, about 12 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley, seat salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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14 Responses to Twice Cooked Potatoes

  1. A_Boleyn says:

    Barring the parsley, this is one of my favourite ways of recycling leftover baked potatoes too. Are there any BAD ways to prepare potatoes? :)

  2. Eva Taylor says:

    Such a nice dish and versatile too. I might even be tempted to add a little crispy fried pancetta to it, just for fun! And a poached egg for breakfast!

  3. ChgoJohn says:

    Your picture says it all. This is a great way to prepare potatoes.

  4. windykitchen says:

    Great action shot — look at that steam!

  5. sallybr says:

    That is exactly how hubby makes them, except that he goes for olive oil only – or sometimes a touch of butter with it. But of course, more butter makes it taste even better!

    love the photo!

  6. This looks just beautiful! Hope you two had a Happy Christmas!

  7. I’ve roasted these.. but this looks much quicker for the same crispiness.. Love this.. perfect for New Year’s:D I hope you had a great Christmas?! xx

  8. I just want to jump face first into that skillet!

  9. Great shot, great potatoes!

  10. Kristy says:

    Who doesn’t love butter?! And crispy potatoes? Yes, please. I’ll take a double serving.

  11. Sounds delicious! :)

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