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Kitchen trick: How to cook potatoes until soft in just three minutes

2021-05-12T08:14:21.979Z

Boil potatoes in just three minutes? Sounds incredible, but it works - in the microwave. Read here what you have to pay attention to.



Boil potatoes in just three minutes?

Sounds incredible, but it works - in the microwave.

Read here what you have to pay attention to.

Potatoes are one of the most popular and diverse types of vegetables that come in countless variations on the plate. Whether as mashed potatoes *, jacket potatoes, gratin or soup:

many people regularly

eat

potato

dishes. With most recipes, there is only one small problem: Cooking potatoes takes a lot of time. Depending on the size, you may have to plan up to 30 minutes. So if you have to go fast during your lunch break or in the evening after work, you think twice about whether you really want to cook potatoes. But that's over now! With an ingenious trick you can

cook potatoes very quickly - in three minutes

. Do not you believe? Try it!

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Cook potatoes until soft in three minutes: Here's how

Admittedly, you can't prepare a whole pot full of potatoes with this kitchen trick.

The method is more recommended for around three to four potatoes at a time,

i.e.

for the

single kitchen

.

How to do it:

  • First of all, wash the potatoes well.

  • Then wet a piece of kitchen roll under the tap and wrap a potato in it.

  • Place the potatoes on a plate and put them in the microwave for

    3 minutes at 700 watts

    .

  • Do the cooking test with a knife.

    If the potatoes don't seem soft enough to you, return them to the microwave for about a minute.

  • Then simply unwrap the potatoes (caution: hot!) And serve them.

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    Why it works: When boiling in water, the potatoes are cooked from the outside.

    The microwave, on the other hand, heats

    water molecules throughout the potato

    .

    This consists of almost 80 percent water.

    In addition, it gets even more moisture from the dripping wet kitchen roll.

    This is why cooking in the microwave is up to

    five times faster than in a saucepan

    .

    The trick also works for

    boiled potatoes

    :

  • To do this, first peel the potatoes, wash them and cut them in half (depending on their size).

  • Put the potatoes dripping wet in a microwave-safe container and cover it with a lid or plate.

  • Cook the potatoes

    in the microwave

    at

    700 watts for 4-6 minutes

    .

  • Then take the potatoes out of the container, season with salt and fresh parsley and you can serve them.

  • (mad) * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

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    Hardly anyone knows these microwave tricks - but they are really practical

    Hardly anyone knows these microwave tricks - but they are really practical

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    Source: merkur

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