Goose fat roast potatoes

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By Ross Burden
Goose fat roast potatoes
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • salt
  • 600 g Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and chopped into even-sized chunks
  • 150 g goose fat


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas 6.

2. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add in the potatoes. Once the water comes back to the boil parboil the potatoes for 10 minutes; drain and return to the pan. Shake the pan vigorously to roughen the potatoes.

3. Meanwhile, heat the goose fat to smoking point in a roasting tin. Add in the potatoes, using tongs to place them in the tin cut side down.

4. Roast for 30-40 minutes, turning over twice during the roasting period.

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