Duck-Fat Potatoes

Baked Duck-Fat Potatoes

By The Weekly  ,

December 13, 2018

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Prep: 15 mins  Cook: 80 mins  Serves: 8 people


1 kg desiree red-skinned potatoes, peeled, quartered

½ cup duck fat, or olive oil

1 large sprig fresh rosemary leaves

Flaked sea salt


1Preheat oven to very hot, 220 C.

2Place potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil on high. Boil 12 to 15 mins until just tender. Drain well, shake lightly to rough up. Tip: To completely dry potatoes, toss them over low heat before baking.

3Place duck fat into a baking dish. Heat in oven 5 to 10 mins.

4Add potatoes to hot fat, turning to coat. Bake 30 mins. Turn, sprinkle with rosemary. Bake 20 to 25 mins until golden and crisp. Season to taste.

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