When it comes to prepping for a weekend party, you’re not going to find a simpler and more crowd pleasing recipe. These Oven Baked Crispy Potatoes have it all; salty, fatty with crispy edges. This is going to be a huge hit at the next family gathering. Lets get into how to crush this one!

The crunch is key.

When your prepping these Oven Baked Crispy Potatoes, there’s a few things you have to nail to make sure you get the mouthwatering crunch. Follow along and you wont stop making this!

  • Keep your skins on- We want to make sure you’re using potatoes that have no exposed centres. When you boil them you want as little water to be absorbed into the potato. When a potato is boiled in water it can soak up a ton of water, making it very soft, bland and sad.
  • Make sure the water is salted- We want to make we season at all the important steps of cooking
  • Make sure your potatoes are properly cooked… but not too cooked- When your boiling your potatoes don’t allow them to over cook and start falling apart.
  • The perfect amount of pressure- When you crush your boiled potatoes, apply enough pressure to flatten but don’t flatten to the point of a potato chip. About 1/8th of an inch thick. Here’s a good example of a spatula to use!

The dips important too!

Here’s a few other recipes from our blog that we think go smashingly well with these Oven Baked Crispy Potatoes.

Oven Baked Crispy Potatoes

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Prep Time 30 minutes


  • 4 cups Mini golden potatoes
  • 2 tbs Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Finely grated
  • 1/4 cup Fresh herbs Parsley, chives, whatever you have


  • Preheat oven to 500F
  • In a pot of boiling water, cook potatoes until tender. About 15-20 mins.
  • Once boiled, remove from water and place on a large baking sheet. Toss with olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder and oregano.
  • Using the back of a spatula, or flat bottomed glass, squish the potatoes to about 1/8th of an inch.
  • Place in heated oven and bake for 10 min or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and serve with finely grated parmesan and chopped herbs.
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