The Perfect Roast Potatoes

Nothing beats perfectly crunchy and crispy potatoes. Potatoes are a great side dish with any main meal really- you just cant go wrong! This recipe takes a little longer then normal to cook but be patient, they are worth it!

The Perfect Roast Potatoes



Prep time




  • 500-700gm potatoes (washed and peeled and cut into small chunks)

  • 1/4 cup olive oil (approx) 

  • 1 tsp salt 

  • 2 sprigs rosemary 


  • Preheat the oven to 190º on fanbake. 
  • Fill a pan with water and boil. Place the potatoes in the boiling water for turn down to simmer for approx 10-15 minutes until the potatoes are slightly cooked.
  • Drain the water out of the pan and place the potatoes in a colander to ensure all water has been drained out.
  • Place potatoes back into the pan and add the olive oil along with the salt.
  • Mix the potatoes around with the olive oil quite heavy handed so the outside of the potatoes are covered in oil and salt. 
  • Place the potatoes on a pre lined baking paper tray and in the oven for approx. 45-60 mins until nice and crispy.
  • Serve with your main meal and a side of greens. 

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