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Samantha spiro. Technically you can make baked potatoes with any type of potatoes. If the ovens too hot say 200oc the skin will cook too quickly while the middle stays hard. Microwave oven method if youre short on time and making one to four potatoes starting baked potatoes in the microwave is a useful hack. Weve got the perfect jacket potato recipe with a smoky cheesy smoked mackerel filling.
Cracked open and still steaming its ready to receive anything from a sprinkle of cheese to last nights stewbaking a potato in the oven does require a little more time than zapping it in the microwave but its mostly hands off. Preheat oven to 450 f. Oven baked potato ingredients. Baked potato fillings load up your baked potato with a range of classic or more experimental fillings beans.
To make this easy baked potato recipe you will need. But to make the best baked potatoes i strongly the. But if youre not sure how to make a baked potato in the oven weve got all the information you need here. How to bake potatoes in a convection oven in 8 easy steps now that you know how to bake your potatoes lets put it into practice with a step by step guide.
But if you want to make them ahead of time let them cool completely before storing them in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Of course you can opt for baked beans but why. A baked potato takes patience. The perfect baked potato is crispy on the outside and pillowy in the middle.
Theyre high in starch and low in moisture which makes them perfect for baking. Method preheat the oven to 200c400fgas 6. For a treat try slicing the very top of the potato off rather than slicing it in two forming a lid. Alright first lets talk ingredients.
Place a rack in the center and a rack at the bottom with a rimmed baking sheet to catch any drips. Or at least a good hour and a half. Choose your potatoes if you like your baked potato to be soft and fluffy on the inside youll want. Any potato can be baked whole but we recommend russets for the best results.