Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Perfect Fingerling Potatoes
Total:
40 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 pounds kosher or rock salt
  • 2 quarts water
  • 2 pounds small fingerling potatoes, cleaned
  • 4 tablespoons butter, optional
  • Freshly ground black pepper, optional
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped chives, optional

Directions

In a large pot, combine the salt, water, and potatoes and bring to a boil. Cook until the potatoes are fork-tender, approximately 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from the pot to a cooling rack and let stand for 5 to 7 minutes. Serve as is or with butter, pepper, or chives.

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