Best Crispy Roast Potatoes

    Best Crispy Roast Potatoes


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    About this recipe: These are lovely and crispy, perfect for all roast dinners. The turmeric gives a nice colour, but it isn't that important for the taste. If you've already made your roast, substitute the beef drippings for the vegetable oil to add more flavour.

    Serves: 4 

    • 1 kg potatoes
    • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 2 tablespoons flour
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 1 teaspoon turmeric
    • sprinkling of salt & black pepper

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Heat oven to 200 degrees C.
    2. Peel & cut potatoes into even sized chunks. Place in a pot of boiling water and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes.
    3. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot. sprinkle with the flour,turmeric, oregano, salt & pepper. Put a lid on the pot and shake vigorously so that potatoes are covered in the flour mixture and are "roughed up."
    4. Place the oil in a preheated baking tray in the oven until almost smoking.
    5. Put the potatoes in the tray and and coat in the oil. Cook for about 40 minutes.

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