Make your roast potatoes more interesting with paprika and lemon. Save time by cooking potatoes in the microwave first, and a sensational side is moments away.
1 kg chat potatoes
⅓ cup vegetable oil
2 tsp finely grated fresh lemon rind
2 tsp sea salt flakes
2 tsp paprika
lemon wedges, to serve
- Cook potatoes in a large pan of boiling water until just tender. Drain. Cool slightly. Flatten warm potatoes with the back of a spoon or press down lightly with a potato masher.
- Heat oil in a large roasting pan in a hot oven (200C) for 10 minutes. Remove pan. Carefully add potatoes, turning to coat in oil. Return to oven. Cook for 20 minutes.
- Remove pan from oven. Turn potatoes. Sprinkle with half the combined rind, salt and paprika. Return to oven. Cook for a further 5 minutes, or until potatoes are crisp.
- Serve hot potatoes sprinkled with remaining lemon mixture and lemon wedges.