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Potato Skins - fried

These make a good snack and are popular with kids of all ages. They are particularly good with cream - soured with lemon juice, and then mixed with freshly-chopped chives.

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Key Features

  • Suitable for Vegetarians
  • Suitable for Vegans


- Potato peelings, kept in cold water. If planning to make them, peel your potatoes a little thicker than usual

Equipment needed: Deep-fryer


1. Cover the peelings with cold water, in a saucepan.
2. Bring them to the boil, then drain.

 Can be prepared ahead up to this point.

3. Heat clean oil in a deep-fryer to 190°C/375°F.
4. Fry the skins for about 3 minutes until golden and crisp.

Drain on kitchen towels and serve.
Recipe taken from 'Foolproof Entertaining' by Simon Scrutton.

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