Originated in Sweden, the Hasselback Potatoes are mostly part-sliced potatoes which are super gorgeous, light, fluffy and scrumptious. Moreover, making Hasselback Potatoes is an extremely easy activity. You do not need to heat up your kitchen for an hour in order to make Hasselback Potatoes as you can bake them in the oven.
The secret of delicious Hasselback Potatoes lies in the selection of the appropriate variety of potato and then making it correctly. You can enhance the overall taste and look of your Hasselback Potatoes by drizzling them with any of your favorite topping at the end. You have the option to serve these unique potatoes with garlic dressing, herbed sour cream, and garlic herb butter etc. The selected potatoes are delicately sliced almost to the end and the dressing is poured in between the slices.
Now, if you want to try these amazing potatoes at your home, then follow the given below steps:
Preparation time: 40 to 45 minutes
Serving Size: 06
Utensils needed: colander, cutting board, knife, and oven
- 6 Medium Size Potatoes
- 2 - 3 Cloves Garlic - thinly sliced
- 2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
- 30 g Butter
- Sea Salt – Maldon sea salt is preferred
- Freshly Ground Black Pepper
First of all preheat your oven, setting it at 220 degree centigrade (˚C) or 425 degree foreign height (˚F).
Meanwhile, place the selected 6 medium sized potatoes and in colander and wash them thoroughly. Drain the potatoes and wipe them dry.
Place them on a cutting board and cut-side down. Now, grab a sharp knife and cut the potatoes into thin and evenly spaced slices.
Note: Try to keep about 3 to 4 mm interval between the slices. Secondly, it is better not to peel the skin of the potatoes.
Place the potatoes in a baking sheet, keeping some distance in between them.
Now, insert the thinly sliced garlic cloves in between the slices of the potatoes and spread out some butter on the top of the potatoes.
Drizzle the two tablespoons of pure olive oil all over the potatoes.
Spray some freshly ground black pepper over the potatoes and place the baking sheet in the pre-heat oven. Bake the potatoes for around 40 minutes or until crispy with soft flesh.
Your mouth-watering Hasselback Potatoes are ready, garnish them if you want and serve immediately.