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📋 Baked Potato Microwave And Oven

If you need to make some roasted or fried potatoes for a side and you need to make it quickly, microwave and oven-baked potatoes are your solutions. They are done in 30 minutes, crunchy outside and soft inside and they go with everything.
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine French
Diet Low Fat
Keyword Baked potatoes, Grilled potatoes, Microvawed potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 62kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

Microwave

  • Put the potatoes on a plate suitable for microwave
  • Pierce the potatoes on both sides with a pointed knife
  • Cover the potatoes with a kitchen paper towel
  • Microwave for 7 minutes

Oven

  • Cut them in quarters lengthwise
  • Lay them on a baking pan over a parchment paper, skin facing down
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Drizzle with olive oil
  • Bake in a hot oven at 400 F - 200 C for 20 minutes, until crisp

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Notes

  • Use new potatoes with young skin so you don't have to peel them
  • If the potatoes are large you may need to microwave them for a few more minutes.
  • Cover with a paper towel that will absorb the steam, a hardcover will condense the water and drop it over the potatoes 
  • To check if they are done, perforate with the pointed knife, it should go through without any problem
  • If you cook them for too long they will crumble when you cut them
  • If you use more than 6 potatoes you need to microwave them for longer, else just do 6 at the time
  • Don't forget to pierce them otherwise they will explode in the microwave
  • You can bake them for longer or less time depending on how crispy you want them
  • You can serve them as a side with any meat or fish

Nutrition

Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 582mg