Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Use russet potato only for this, the butter amount may be adjusted, recipe may increased to as many potatoes as desired, lower heat cooking only please, I also like to top with grated cheddar cheese but that is optional

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Fit a rack into a jelly-roll pan.
  3. Wash/scrub the potato very well and dry completely.
  4. Pierce the potato skin several times all over.
  5. Rub the oil all over the potato skin, then rub the coarse salt all over using hands.
  6. Place the potato/s onto the rack.
  7. Bake until fork-tender all the through to the middle turning the potato over halfway through cooking (about 70 to 90 minutes depending on the size of the potato).
  8. Slice the potato down the center, then split open.
  9. Season with black pepper and salt to taste and butter.
Most Helpful

Good and easy to make!

bmcnichol December 05, 2013

My potato cooked up just right! I cooked up 2 potatoes to use for twice baked potatoes. Good basic recipe! Thanks Kit!

Sharon123 March 11, 2008