How Long to Microwave A Potato?

There are many different foods and dishes that you can actually cook in a microwave. Some of the best dishes are those made with potatoes.

So, how long should you microwave a potato for? Read on for the best tips and tricks for microwaving a potato.

– Potatoes – Olive oil – Seasoning of choice


Step 1:

Peel the potatoes. You can either do this with a potato peeler, a knife, or you can even scrub the skin off.

Chop the potatoes. Just as you would for oven-roasted potatoes, chop them up into cubes.

Step 2:

Step 3:

Place the potatoes in an oven-safe dish. Then season. Drizzle with oil and add some salt, herbs, and/or spices. Garlic, parsley, and thyme are traditional options. 

Make sure the potatoes are completely coated in seasoning. Then place them in the microwave. Cook on HIGH for around 10 minutes. Then, take them out and test the softness.

Step 4:

Step 5: 

You can serve them like this or you can finish them off in the oven. This process will soften the potatoes but won’t crisp up the outside in the same way that the oven will. The choice is yours!

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