Introduction: Pressure Cooker Baked Potatoes

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Great start to potato salad, I have cooked a lot of potatoes for potato salad, soups and mashed potatoes, they are steamed, then I bake the potatoes in oven a few minutes to crisp the skin.

Step 1: Ingredients:

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4-6 Russet potatoes

1 cup water

Olive oil

Salt and pepper

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Scrub potato skins well under cold, running water.

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Prick potatoes with a fork or point of a knife serval places to shorten the baking time and to keep skins from bursting.

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Place the potatoes in the pressure cooker.

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Then, add a cup of water to the potatoes.

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Add lid and lock into position of the pressure cooker.

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Set the timer for 10 minutes at “high” pressure. Press "START".

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The cooking time begins when the pressure cooker reaches the correct pressure.

Step 9: Meanwhile:

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Pre-heat oven to 450 F.

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When the timer reaches 00 and BEEPS, carefully turn “quick-release” method to release pressure.

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Unplug pressure cooker. Carefully open the cooker lid, making sure your face isn't close to lid, as steam may burn you.

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With tongs, remove the potatoes. Being careful not to damage the skins of the potatoes.

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With your hands, lightly rub olive oil all over each potato, care not to burn yourself!!

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Season all sides of each potato with salt and pepper, as desired.

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Place potatoes directly on the middle rack of the oven.

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Place potatoes directly on the middle rack of the oven.

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Baked potatoes is ready when a fork easily pierces its skin. If the potato is hard, bake it a little longer. However, be careful not to over bake, or the under-skin will dry up.

Remove from oven and slightly cool the potatoes on a cooling rack. When using a cooling rack, the underside of potatoes won't get soggy and skins stay crisp!!

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Some great baked potato toppers include herbs, bacon, sour cream, onions, and cheese.

A great start to potato salad, I have cooked a lot of potatoes for potato salad and mashed potatoes in my pressure cooker.


BeachsideHank (author)2016-10-13

Pressure cookers are great, I can use mine for a short cook time, or set it low and slow like a crock pot too, I'd replace it in a heartbeat if it "went for a walk".☺

cyann04 (author)BeachsideHank2016-10-13

I cook roasts in mine, and they come out fork tender and very flavorful!!

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