Roast Potatoes & Crispy Herbs

How to make Roast Potatoes and Crispy Herbs.

Ingredients: Serves 4

  • 1 kg Potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp Salt, plus extra to season
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh thyme
  • 2 Tbsp Sage leaves
  • 2 Tbsp Parsley
  • 1 cup Sunflower oil


  1. Heat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced).
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  3. Fill a large saucepan with water and salt, then boil the potatoes.
  4. Drain and allow potatoes to cool enough to handle.
  5. Using your palm, squash each potato until sides crack and they flatten a little.
  6. Arrange them on the baking tray.
  7. Season well with salt and drizzle with olive oil.
  8. Roast for 35-45 minutes, or until crispy and golden.
  9. Meanwhile, to fry the herbs, in a small saucepan heat the sunflower oil.
  10. Carefully add herbs to the oil and fry until crispy.
  11. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon.
  12. Using a paper towel, pat dry and season with salt.
  13. Set aside until required.
  14. Serve potatoes, topped with the crispy fried herbs.
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