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How To Cook Fingerling Potatoes On The Stove

How To Cook Fingerling Potatoes On The Stove

Fingerling potatoes are small, fun, delicious, and actually, look a bit like fingers. If you like potatoes, you will love fingerlings. Keep reading to learn how to cook fingerling potatoes on the stove.

How to Cook Fingerling Potatoes on the Stove

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Fingerling potatoes
  • 1/2 TBSP salt
  • 1 TBSP butter
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 3 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper
  • Dash of rosemary and parsley

Instructions

  • Wash the potatoes and dry them with a paper towel or cloth.
  • When the potatoes are dried, cut each one into halves.
  • Add the oil to a frying pan.
  • Heat the oil on medium-high for 3-4 minutes before adding the potatoes.
  • After adding potatoes, add some finely chopped garlic into the pan. Cook the potatoes with the garlic for a minute.
  • Once the garlic becomes brown, you can add salt and black pepper to the potatoes. Fry them for 8 to 9 minutes. Don’t forget to flip the potatoes while cooking.
  • Add butter into the pan and mix it well. Then sprinkle a dash of rosemary and parsley over the potatoes if desired
  • Cover the pan with a lid for two to three minutes. Before turning the flame off, check the potatoes with a fork to make sure that they are cooked.

How to Cook Fingerling Potatoes on the Stove

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds Fingerling potatoes
  • 1/2 TBSP salt
  • 1 TBSP butter
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 3 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper
  • Dash of rosemary and parsley

Instructions
 

  • Wash the potatoes and dry them with a paper towel or cloth.
  • When the potatoes are dried, cut each one into halves.
  • Add the oil to a frying pan.
  • Heat the oil on medium-high for 3-4 minutes before adding the potatoes.
  • After adding potatoes, add some finely chopped garlic into the pan. Cook the potatoes with the garlic for a minute.
  • Once the garlic becomes brown, you can add salt and black pepper to the potatoes. Fry them for 8 to 9 minutes. Don't forget to flip the potatoes while cooking.
  • Add butter into the pan and mix it well. Then sprinkle a dash of rosemary and parsley over the potatoes if desired
  • Cover the pan with a lid for two to three minutes. Before turning the flame off, check the potatoes with a fork to make sure that they are cooked.

Tips & Tricks

No Need To Peel The Potatoes

Peeling is important when the potatoes are large but fingerlings taste better unpeeled.

Don’t Overcook The Potatoes

If you overcook fingerling potatoes, they will become extra soft. Do not cook them for more than 11 minutes.

Preheat The Oil

Preheat the oil for 3-4 minutes before adding the potatoes to the pan.

Add Herbs At The End

Always add any herbs like rosemary and parsley at the end so they remain as fresh as possible.

Different ways of using fingerling potatoes

Stovetop fingerling potatoes are quite versatile. You can serve this delicious vegetable as a side dish for a main meal or you can use them as a substitute for hash browns. Since fingerling potatoes are available all year round, you can also use them as a substitute for fresh potatoes in a variety of recipes.

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