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Salt-Crusted Potatoes

with Cilantro

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Salt-Crusted Potatoes

Salt-Crusted Potatoes - Cooked until shriveled and concentrated in flavor

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144
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25 min.
Preparation
40 min.
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Ingredients

for 2 servings
1 pound
small waxy Potatoes
2 tablespoons
coarse Sea salt
3 sprigs
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot (with lid), 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Kitchen towel, 1 Lid

Preparation steps

Step 1/6
Salt-Crusted Potatoes preparation step 1

Scrub the potatoes in cold water to remove dirt.

Step 2/6
Salt-Crusted Potatoes preparation step 2

Put the potatoes in a pot with enough water to come halfway up the sides of the potatoes. Season with sea salt.

Step 3/6
Salt-Crusted Potatoes preparation step 3

Bring water to a boil. Cover pot with a folded kitchen towel and then the lid and cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes.

Step 4/6
Salt-Crusted Potatoes preparation step 4

Meanwhile, rinse cilantro, shake dry, pluck leaves and finely chop. 

Step 5/6
Salt-Crusted Potatoes preparation step 5

Pour off most of the water from pot and continue cooking uncovered until remaining liquid has evaporated and the potatoes shrivel a bit, forming a salty crust. 

Step 6/6
Salt-Crusted Potatoes preparation step 6

Sprinkle potatoes with cilantro and serve immediately.