Quick Parmentier Potatoes

Quick Parmentier Potatoes (5)These quick Parmentier potatoes are great when you've piqued on roasties, wedges and everything else. The main thing here is speed because there is no peeling and the potatoes cook quickly in small chunks. With this dish you have great flavoured spuds in 20 minutes whilst you get on with grilling something. They are so good that these Parmentier potatoes will go with anything. Add a few lardons and you have dinner! Start by cutting 4 medium potatoes into a rough 2 cm cubes. Quick Parmentier Potatoes Put them in a microwave bowl and cover with boiling water. Cook on full power for 10 minutes then drain. They should be cooked through. Quick Parmentier Potatoes (3) While the potatoes are cooking fry some sliced onions until golden. Then add some crushed garlic. Quick Parmentier Potatoes (4) And the most important bit....chopped fresh rosemary. Or just add your favourite herbs. Quick Parmentier Potatoes (2) Put the onion mixture in a bowl and fry the potatoes over a medium heat until nicely coloured. Then add the onion to the potatoes to warm through.  Quick Parmentier Potatoes (5) Soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside.  To make this a meal add chopped bacon or sausage at the onion stage.
Quick Parmentier Potatoes
Serves 4
Quick Parmentier potatoes in under 20 minutes which can be easily made into a meal with added bacon, mushrooms or sausage to the pan.
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 medium potatoes, cut into 2 cm cubes
  2. 2 sliced onions
  3. 2 crushed cloves of garlic
  4. Sprig of rosemary or other fresh or dried herbs
  5. Oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Put chopped potatoes in a microwavable bowl and add boiling water from the kettle.
  2. Cook in the microwave for 10 minutes on full power until tender.
  3. While the potatoes are cooking heat oil in a large frying pan and fry the onions until golden.
  4. Add the garlic and fry for a minute and then transfer the onion mixture to a bowl.
  5. Add more oil, heat and then add the drained potatoes.
  6. Turn the potatoes until coloured, adding chopped rosemary.
  7. When the potatoes are almost ready add in the onion mixture to warm through.
Notes
  1. Fry bacon or mushrooms with the onions to make a complete meal.
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