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How to Roast Potatoes in the Microwave

Max. D Gray
By Max. D Gray. Updated: March 23, 2022
How to Roast Potatoes in the Microwave

Did you know that you can make delicious roasted potatoes in the microwave ? Although in this recipe, traditionally is prepared in the oven, it is also possible to do this much faster in the microwave. The result is spectacular. - being able to enjoy real roast potatoes as a side dish for any meat or vegetable dish. Do not miss the following OneHowTo recipe and discover step by step how to roast potatoes in the microwave, saving time and electricity.

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Steps to follow:


The first step to making roasted potatoes in the microwave is to thoroughly wash the potatoes you will be using. With the help of a vegetable brush, you can remove all waste-containing skin and rinse them afterwards.


Once the potatoes are clean, take a fork and prick the potatos making small holes all over its surface. Thus we avoid the potato exploding while being cooked in the microwave.


Then, place the potatoes uncovered on a plate in the microwave. The time you leave the potatoes varies depending on the size and the power of your microwave. Typically, a medium sized potato usually takes about 5 to 7 minutes. However, to know if they are ready, you only have to go through the potato with a knife, if you notice that is soft is that it is ripe for serving.


When you see the roast potatoes are well done, remove them from the oven and cut them in half or in slices, as you prefer. Now, you can add to them a little olive oil, salt, a pinch of parsley or, on the contrary, you serve them accompanied by a sauce that you like. At OneHowTo you can see a delicious recipe for orange sauce.

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Paul Farnell
How do the potatoes go brown in a microwave
Many thanks for this tip, I get bored of jacket potatoes, using the microwave in our camper. I will definitely try this on our next outing.
How to Roast Potatoes in the Microwave