Hipquest's Baked Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by hipQuest

A light and fluffy interior with a nice, crisp skin. Try this topped with hipQuest's Baked Vidalia Onion Recipe #rz.119492. For easy oven clean-up line the lower rack with foil.

Top Review by Lynne the Pirate Qu

This produced *perfectly* done potatoes. I like that it's so simple, but the recipe calls for a lot of salt, and even after brushing as much off as I could, they were still a bit too salty for me... my fiance and our roomie, however, thought they were perfect. :) Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 Fahrenheit.
  2. Wash potatoes and pat dry.
  3. Pour oil in one gallon size baggie or use a bowl.
  4. Pour Kosher salt into another gallon baggie or use a bowl.
  5. Put 1 potato into the oil bag to coat lightly, then into the salt bag to coat lightly but completely-DO NOT pierce potato.
  6. Repeat above with remaining potatoes.
  7. Place directly on oven rack and bake 1 to 1 1/2 hours, test by a light squeeze after 1 hour.
  8. Remove from oven, brush off salt, serve whole-split down the center or cut in half for 8 portions.
  9. Squeeze to "fluff".
  10. Add whatever ingredients you like on a baked potato.

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