Crispy baked skins

Crispy baked skins

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 1 hr, 30 mins


Serves 4
Everybody loves baked potato skins; perfect served with hearty casseroles and soups

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per

  • kcal161
  • fat7g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs24g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre2g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.07g
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  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted


  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Prick potatoes with a fork. Place on a baking sheet, then bake for 1 hr until skins are very crisp and the potato flesh is tender.

  2. Turn oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Cut potatoes in half, scoop out flesh. Cut potato shells into quarters, brush with melted butter. Return to oven for 10-20 mins until crispy. Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper to serve.

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14th Nov, 2012
Followed the recipe and the last cooking time is to much, the skins burn,So I reduced the temp to 160C for 8 to 10 mins.Crispy not burned.
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