How to make the perfect roast potatoes
Before we start
Time to prepare: 10 mins, Cook time: 50 mins Serves: 4
Ingredients: 6 Red Rooster potatoes, 4 pieces of thyme, 2 tbsp butter, olive oil and pinch of sea salt
Tools: Chopping board, knives, sauce pan, spoons, frying pan and baking tray
Step 1: Start by preheating the oven to 190C. Using Red Rooster potatoes, begin peeling your potatoes by chopping off both ends.
Step 2: Cut the potatoes in half.
Step 3: Peel all potatoes, ensuring that all are roughly the same size.
Step 4: Put your potatoes into a sauce pan, bringing the water to the boil for about 20 minutes, checking with a knife along the way until cooked through.
Step 5: Drain the potatoes and leave to dry until the steam is gone.
Step 6: Add a spoonful of butter to the pan and a splash of oil, this ensures the butter doesn't burn.
Step 7: Once sizzling, add your potatoes and start spooning over the butter and oil mixture over the potatoes until slightly more golden.
Step 8: Place the fried potatoes with the butter and oil mixture, thyme and a sprinkle of salt onto an oven tray
Step 9: Bake the potatoes at 190C for 25 mins or until crunchy and golden.
Perfect for serving with turkey or a roast dinner.