Rock Salt Potatoes



We got this recipe from a friend and used it when we went camping once...Now we do it all the time. The potatoes are so fluffy like baked potatoes in a resturant. Same salt you use to make ice cream.


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rock salt to put on the bottom and around the potatoes

How to Make Rock Salt Potatoes


  • 1Scrub the potatoes; do not peel. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • 2Using a fork, prick the potatoes several times so the steam can escape and they don't explode.
  • 3Brush the outside of the potatoes lightly with olive oil
  • 4Pour rock salt into roasting pan in a 1-inch layer. Place the potatoes on top of the layer of rock salt. Add more rock salt to pack potatoes in place
  • 5Put in oven and bake for 1 hour. Serve with what ever you choose to put on them. You can reuse the rock salt after it cools just put it in a bag.

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About Rock Salt Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #salt, #rock

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