Video: Chef John’s Special Roasted Potatoes -

Video: Chef John’s Special Roasted Potatoes

See a boil-and-roast method for making beautiful, crispy roasted potatoes.

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The secret to these crusty roasted yellow potatoes is to give them a quick pre-boil in seasoned water before popping them in the oven. The key to creating the beautiful golden-brown crispness is to make sure the potatoes are dried thoroughly before treating them to olive oil and a high-heat oven. In the video, Chef John explains why this method creates a crispier, crunchier, more flavorful roasted potato. These potatoes go with pretty much everything. See more Chef John videos >>

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Jun. 26, 2015 7:14 pm
How do I get the recipe for chef john special roast potatoes
Dec. 24, 2014 9:26 am
Can you boil the potatoes one day and put them in the oven the next?
Oct. 4, 2014 7:44 am
Chef John, I really appreciate your recipes, but, I have one request. You do not caption your videos so those of us who are deaf can not benefit from your comments or instructions. Please John, always write a short description if you can not caption. Your deaf fans would thank you for it.
Sep. 12, 2014 8:02 am
how do I get the recipe of the video?
Dec. 1, 2013 5:49 pm
Made this tonight and WOW!!! We had a prime rib in the oven and the boiling/ roasting was perfect while the roast "rested". Will definitely do this again and again!Thank you Chef John!
Nov. 19, 2013 3:02 pm
Excellent as usual Chef John. The boil makes the difference. Thanks.
Nov. 6, 2013 3:05 pm
Chef John's boiled/roasted potatoes is a divine recipe. They came out just the way I wanted. Crispy on the outside, soft inside. PERFECT!!! I threw some garlic cloves in the boiling process and more fresh cloves on the roasting pan for fun. Thanks, chef John. Once again you receive a gold star on your collar.
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