Easy Unique Way to Boil and Peel Potatoes

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by gailanng

Posted for my mom who has terrible arthritis in her fingers. This makes it so much easier. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4W0qIPJmoo&feature=player_embedded

Top Review by Debbie F.

Just tried this for first time and I am impressed ! Worked great in just minutes. I boiled 9 whole potatoes after scoring them ,drained boiling water,put cold tap water and ice in same pot and peelings came off easy and fast ! I had read reviews and was skeptical but it worked great for me !

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a pot with tight fitting lid of water to a rolling boil.
  2. To prepare the potatoes take a very sharp knife and score the potato entirely around the center. With a pair of cooking tongs, place the potatoes into the boiling water and cover with lid. Let simmer for about 15 minutes.
  3. Remove potatoes and place into a bowl filled with water and ice. Let them cool to the touch; just a few minutes. Holding the potato in both palms on either end, with thumbs pull away the skin from the center removing all from the potato in 2 pieces. Repeat for all potatoes.

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