Basic fondant potatoes
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 8
- 1kg new potatoes evenly sized, small
- 25g butter
- 100ml chicken or vegetable stock
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- few thyme sprigs
- STEP 1
Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5.
- STEP 2
Peel the potatoes and pat dry with kitchen paper.
- STEP 3
Heat the oil and butter in a flameproof dish, add the potatoes and brown all over. This will take about 5 mins.
- STEP 4
Season well, add the thyme sprigs and stock, and bring to the boil. Transfer the dish to the oven, uncovered.
- STEP 5
Cook for 25-30 mins until the potatoes are tender.