By Kookaburra on February 16, 2004
Photo by -Sylvie-
Photo by -Sylvie-
"These are a lot more interesting than plain roasted or jacket potatoes. They're perfect to serve with a roast and easy to do. As the potatoes cook the slices fan out so, as well as tasting great, they look pretty too!"
Serving Size: 1 (146 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
"Very very good. Thanks for the suggestion about using a wooden spoon to avoid cutting all the way through the potatoes - worked like a charm. Next time, I'll try to cut these even a little thinner so that they crisp a bit more."
"Oh Kookaburra, DH and I loved this, it was perfect with our dinner and so special. We like spicy so the spices where right on and I didn't change a thing - except only used one potatoe that was large as it's only the two of us, then cut it in half for each plate. The slices made it easy and fun. The directions are clear and easy to follow and the taste is just what we were wanting, something differant from plan baked potatoes. Mine didn't completly finish in the oven and dinner was ready - so I popped it in the microwave for 5 minutes and it came out perfect. Thanks for sharing."
"It would make more sense to me to mix your seasonings into the melted butter and brush the potatoes several times during baking. That way you would get all of the surfaces of the potato slices coated with the flavored butter. You could reserve some of the dry spices for sprinkling on during the last 15 minutes for added color. Just a thought."
"Very fun! We've made these several times and now just dump on estimates of the spices. I think this versatile recipe could be altered to fit menus -- use Italian seasonings when serving Italian baked chicken, for example, or herbs on these potatoes when serving them with fish. This recipe as is, is a keeper. Thanks for the recipe!"
"This was a delicious idea! I wavered from the original recipe a bit and used olive oil instead of butter/margarine. Also, I added some Italian seasoning, and a teaspoon of pure maple syrup to the mix for an extra flavor sensation. I will most definitely be showing this off to some friends."
"This was a good recipe. I followed the instructions but mine did not get crispy except for the bottom of the potatoes (where a slice had been cut off). I was really looking forward to something more crispy though. I only made 3 potatoes but used about half of the spice mixture. I had the oven at 450 degrees at the end. Next time I might try using 425-450 to start. Thank you for posting this recipe."
"While these potatoes had a very nice spice to them, after cooking for an hour @ 350° - following the directions given - the potatoes were still not cooked completely. I will try these again and cook for 1 1/2 hours. Thanks for posting Kookaburra."
"It's ok. I wanted something more crispy & it needed salt."
"My new favorite way to bake potatoes! I thought the spice blend was perfect (although I added a little more cayenne b/c I like it hot). I can't wait to try it with other spices. These are FANTASTIC!"
"These are great and really pretty easy to put together! Great tip with the wooden spoon...worked perfectly! I cooked the potatoes at 425 degrees and they came out crispy and brown on top and soft and fluffy on the inside. The only change I made was to add a little extra cayenne cause we like things spicy. Yum!"
"These were great!!! I didn't have small red potatoes, so I took the large red potatoes I had and quartered them.....they might have even been better because the exposed raw side seemed to absorb the wonderfully taste-y sauce. My family loved it."
"These were easy and good. I liked how the top was crispy and the inside was soft. Thanks!"
"Very good. They definitely didn't last long in my house. The kids gobbled them up before I could even think about having a second one. Thanks!!!"
"These were good. I thought it was hard to get the topping between the layers. I used my brush and fingers, but I ended up breaking the potatoes apart. They also did not brown up as much as I would have liked. I guess I will try a higher temperature. I don't remember the temperature that I used since I made these a while back and am just now getting around to rate them. The presentation is a neat idea and the directions were great! Thanks for sharing."
"We loved these potatoes.........easy & vesatile to make the recipe with herbs or spices.....thanks! Will make these again!"
"Easy to prepare, and the kids liked how they looked, all fanned open. Not too spicy."
"Will I ever fix a baked potato another way? I doubt it very seriously. These were fantastic."
"Delicious spicy potatoes that went great with my grilled steak!"
"I made these last night. Absolutely the most delicious baked potato I have had. I made a compound butter with roasted garlic to brush on the potatoes as I was cooking. These turned out moist and tender on the inside and crispy on the outer edges. Thank you so much for sharing!"