Skillet-Roasted Potatoes With Garlic and Rosemary

READY IN: 25mins




  • Combine garlic and rosemary in small bowl.
  • If using small potatoes, halve each potato. If using medium potatoes, quarter each potato to create 3/4 - 1- inch chunks. Rinse potatoes in cold water and drain well; spread on clean kitchen towel and thoroughly pat dry.
  • Heat oil in heavy-bottomed 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until shimmmering. Put potatoes, cut side down on single layer; cook , without stirring, until golden brown (oil should sizzle but not smoke) 5-7 minutes. Using tongs, turn potatoes skin side down if using halved small potatoes or second cut side down if using quartered medium potatoes; cook withoug stirring, until deep golden brown, 5-6 minutes longer. Stir potatoes, then redistribute in single layer. Reduce heat to medum-low, cover, and cook until potatoes are tender (paring knife can be inserted into potatoes with no resistance), 6-9 minutes.
  • When potatoes are tender, sprinkle with salt and pepper and toss or stir gently to combine, Clean center of skillet and add garlic and rosemary mixture. Cook over medium-low heat, mashing with a heatproof rubber spatula, until fragrant, about 45 seconds, then stir mixture into potatoes; serve immediately.
  • TIP: Another way to serve these potatoes is to use 1 teaspoons chili powder and 1 teaspoons sweet paprika in place of the garlic and rosemary. When potatoes are tender, sprinkle with salt, and chili powder mixture and toss gently or stir gently to combine. Cook over medium-low heat until spices are fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Anotehr spice combination is 2 teaspoons lemon zest and 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives in place of the garlic and rosemary. When potatoes are tender, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and lemon chive mixture, and toss gently to combine.