My F&W
quick save (...)

Coal-Roasted Potatoes

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 45 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 8
  • VEGETARIAN

Slow-roasting Yukon Gold potatoes near the hot coals enhances their rich flavor. It also dries them out a little bit, which helps them soak up butter.

  1. Eight 1/2-pound Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed
  2. Vegetable oil, for brushing
  3. Kosher salt
  4. Unsalted butter, at room temperature, and Salsa Verde, for serving
  1. Light a grill. Wrap each potato in a double layer of foil and arrange them around the hot coals; the potatoes should be close to, but not touching, the coals. Roast the potatoes for about 1 hour and 15 minutes, until tender, turning them halfway through. Discard the foil, then brush the potatoes lightly with vegetable oil and season with salt. Grill the potatoes directly on the grate over moderately high heat for about 4 minutes per side, or until the skin is crisp. Split the potatoes in half crosswise, and top with butter. Serve with the Salsa Verde alongside.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    advertisement

    Tune in on Wednesdays at 10PM ET for Top Chef: Boston, the 12th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.