A part of what makes goose fats so nice for roasting potatoes is its excessive smoke level. This permits the potatoes to cook dinner at a excessive temperature with none danger of burning the fats. And that prime temperature will give these potatoes that crispy exterior everybody craves. However you do not wish to miss a few steps within the course of.
Most significantly, boil your chopped potatoes earlier than roasting to melt them up. Should you simply toss them in excessive warmth immediately, they’re going to go from crispy to downright crunchy (in a nasty method) by the point the facilities completely cook dinner. You additionally wish to preheat your goose fats earlier than including the potatoes to the roasting pan. Since goose fats is semi-solid, like lard, it wants the prospect to soften first. You will additionally wish to make sure that these potato chunks are cooled earlier than placing them within the sizzling fats, resulting in the last word crisping. Remember to flip the potatoes over a couple of occasions so they’re absolutely coated earlier than placing the roasting pan again within the oven.
And remember to season to your coronary heart’s content material. Whereas goose fats is ample in its personal pure taste, you may nonetheless wish to add a wholesome sprint of salt, pepper, and herbs. Entire garlic cloves and rosemary are glorious choices right here.