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America's Test Kitchen Best Baked Potatoes

America's Test Kitchen Best Baked Potatoes

🍽 Serves ⏲ Total Time
4 1.17 hours

🧂 Ingredients

  • 4 russet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsps salt
  • 0.5 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 oz goat cheese
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp parsley
  • 1 Tbsp shallots
  • 0.5 tsp lemon zest

🍳 Cookware

  • 1 wire rack
  • 1 jelly roll pan

📝 Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 450°F. Poke 6 holes in russet potatoes with fork, two holes on each side. Create a brine bath with salt and water. Coat the potatoes in the brine bath and place on a wire rack and jelly roll pan and cook for 45 to 60 minutes.

Step 2

Cook the potatoes until the inside temperature reaches 205°F.

Step 3

Coat the potatoes with vegetable oil and bake for an additional 10 minutes at 450°F.

Step 4

Remove the potatoes from the oven an immediately cut an X in them to release the steam.

Step 5

For the topping, combine goat cheese, olive oil, parsley, shallots, and lemon zest. Season to taste.

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