How Long to Boil Potatoes | Boil Potatoes Recipe – Food Recipes 2016

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Welcome to My Channel How Long to Boil Potatoes 1.

Select a good boiling potato.

While itis possible to boil any potato you happen to have, some potatoes are better boiled thanothers (namely, the waxy ones), while some potatoes (namely, the floury ones) are notideal for boiling and will often turn to mush.

Knowing which potato to choose makes all thedifference: 2.

Add water to the pan.

Add a pinch of salt.

Bring to the boil.

You may not want to add salt to the cookingwater.

New potatoes may be cooked in unsalted water but then have freshly grated sea saltsprinkled over them on the serving plate.

3 Add the potatoes once the water is boiling.

Not everyone suggests adding potatoes to boiling water; some chefs prefer adding new potatoesto cold water, as for boiling larger or older potatoes.

You might like to experiment bothways to see which you prefer.

Leave the pan uncovered.

A covered pan willboil over and make a mess.

4 Bring the water to a boil.

Then drop toa simmer.

Simmer for about 10-15 minutes, or until softened enough for eating but stillfirm.

Test doneness with a sharp knife or fork.

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