Preparation and cooking time
- Prep:5 mins
- Cook:2 hrs and 30 mins
- Serves 8
Give jacket potatoes a new lease of life with this simple side dish, great with a summer roast
- 2 egg whites , lightly beaten with a fork
- 4 tbsp sea salt
- 8 large baking potatoes , each pricked 2-3 times with a fork
- butter , to serve, if you like
- STEP 1
Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Put the egg whites and salt in 2 shallow bowls. Dip each potato into the egg white to completely cover, then dab into the salt to cover in patches. Carefully put the potatoes onto a baking sheet, pressing on any remaining salt, then bake for 1½ hrs.
- STEP 2
Bake them for a further 1 hr at 200C/180C fan/ gas 6. Scrape off as little or as much of the salt as you like before eating.