Cookbook:Baked Potatoes

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Cooking techniques | Camp Cooking | Microwave Cooking

Baked Potatoes
Microwaved potatoes.JPG
Category Potato recipes
Servings As many as you like
Time 15-60 minutes

Baked Potatoes - Potatoes are perfect for camping, they don't take up space in the cooler and cooked in foil they are easy to prepare.

Also known as: stuffed potatoes

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

Prepare the potato[edit | edit source]

  1. Scrub potato and pierce the skin all over with a fork.

Camp[edit | edit source]

  1. Wrap in lightly oiled heavy-duty foil and seal.
  2. Cook over medium-hot coals for 45 minutes or until soft.
  3. Serve with salt and butter or sour cream .

Microwave[edit | edit source]

  1. Clean and prepare potatoes as above, but wrap them in waxed paper, NOT foil.
  2. Place a piece of paper towel in the microwave and microwave potatoes on high for 8 minutes. Note: potatoes will be extremely hot when finished.
  3. Cut potato into four and serve with toppings of your choice.

Oven[edit | edit source]

  1. Preheat Oven to 190°C (375°F)
  2. Clean and prepare potatoes as above.
  3. Place the potatoes in the oven.
  4. Cook for one hour.
  5. Remove when cooked. Puncture potato and separate skin from flesh.

Warning[edit | edit source]

  1. When cooking is initially completed, handle the hot potato with care.

Serves 1