Fondant potatoes

Fondant potatoes

Sounds awfully posh, doesn't it? But these potatoes are really an easy and luxurious side dish to a roast or steak.


Preparation method

  1. Heat the butter over a medium heat in a saucepan. When the butter is foaming, add the potatoes and fry until deep golden-brown on one side, about 5-6 minutes. (Do not move the potatoes as they cook.)

  2. Turn over the potatoes and cook for a further 5-6 minutes, or until golden-brown on both sides.

  3. Carefully pour in the stock, then add the garlic cloves and thyme sprigs. (CAUTION: the hot fat will splutter when it comes into contact with the stock.) Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  4. Cover the pan with a lid and reduce the heat until the stock is simmering. Simmer the potatoes until tender, then remove the potatoes from the pan using a slotted spoon and keep warm.

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