Perfect Fingerling Potatoes

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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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

  1. 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.