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Aussie woman shares the unlikely condiment to upgrade the crunch of your roast potatoes
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Aussie woman shares the unlikely condiment to upgrade the crunch of your roast potatoes

I will be trying this tonight.

Hot roast potatoes are one of the best dishes to add to your dinner plate, especially during these colder nights. But the trick to getting them perfectly crispy is a fine art many of us have yet to conquer. 

That was until one Aussie woman shared the unexpected ingredient to add before roasting her potatoes to make them “so crunchy”.

Shared by @taste.com.au on TikTok, the woman shows off the perfect crunchy coating to her roastie dish.

‘How does she achieve such perfection?’ I hear you ask.

Well, it’s actually very simple and something you may already have sitting in your pantry - Kewpie mayo.

She starts by chopping up her tatties into even chunks, puts them into a pot and brings the water to a boil.

Once they’ve softened up a bit, she drains the water and lets the potatoes sit. While they are resting she creates the Kewpie magic.

In a bowl, she mixes a generous amount of the mayo, some salt and pepper to season and voila, the perfect addition to create crunchy bites of heaven!

She then tosses the potatoes in the mixture and for a little extra mayo madness adds a drizzle on top of a baking tray lined with baking paper before roasting the potatoes in the oven.

After they’ve reached that beautiful golden brown coating, she pulls them out and enjoys the crunch with a side of mayo, of course!

That’s not the only condiment that can level up your potato game. 

A food blogger named Beth, shared the simple step-by-step recipe to her Instagram account and you only need five ingredients.

Beth wrote: "All you need to make these delicious looking potatoes is some salt and pepper, oil or Frylight as well as the star of the show, Marmite.

She explained: "To make, peel and par boil some potatoes (7 ish minutes) then drain and drizzle Marmite (2tsp-ish) all over them" and also revealed that she sometimes heats a spoon before digging into the Marmite pot to make it easier to get it out.

“Then spray a glass roaster/baking tray with frylight (oil) and tip the potatoes into it! Shake the roaster/tray so that the marmite spreads on all of the potatoes and then spray them with more fry light. Cook in the oven until nice and crispyyyyy…”

Well, I think I know what we’ll all be having for dinner tonight - enjoy!