Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes


Potatoes roasted in duck fat and seasoned with rosemary and sea salt are widely recognised as the crispiest, tastiest and the best in the world. Follow this simple recipe and pair the potatoes with a protein dish of your choice.

Recipe by Accredited Practising Dietitian Georgia Houston from GH Nutrition

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Serves 4-6, as a side


1kg Dutch cream potatoes, skin on, cut into quarters

100g duck fat

1 garlic head, cloves separated

2 tbsp rosemary leaves


Place the potatoes in a large saucepan of cold salted water. Bring to the boil over high heat and cook until just softened (10 minutes). Drain and return potatoes to saucepan. Shake pan to roughen edges.

Heat duck fat in oven in a large roasting pan lined with baking paper until melted (3-4 minutes).

Add potatoes, garlic cloves and rosemary and coat in duck fat. Season with salt and roast until crisp and dark golden (30 minutes).

Georgia Houston