CRISPY POTATO SKINS WITH GARLIC AND SESAME DIP


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It was an incredibly time consuming recipe! These delicious potato skins took way too long to make! 

The dip was delicious and very easy to make. Such a shame the potato skins take so long to cook and only minutes to consume!

Hope you enjoy



RECIPE

Serves 6 as a starter

1k of potatoes, unpeeled

1/2 cup breadcrumbs

3 cloves of garlic, chopped finely

4 tablespoons almonds, ground

Salt & pepper

1/2 cup mayonnaise

3 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons chopped parsley

1 tablespoon chopped chives

3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

olive oil for deep frying

Pre-heat the oven 200C.

Place the potatoes on greaseproof paper on oven tray. Prick each potato with a skewer. Bake for 1 -1 1/2 hrs or until potatoes are tender.

Allow the potatoes to cool and then cut each one in half lengthways. Using a spoon scoop out the flesh leaving a layer on the potato skins. Cut each half into half again.

Set aside.

Take the flesh of the potato and mash in a bowl, set aside.

Heat the oil for deep frying , 180C.

In the meantime, make the dip for the potato flesh.

Fry the garlic, breadcrumbs, almonds and herbs, along with the sesame seeds & salt -pepper.

Remove from heat and add the mayonnaise and mashed potato and blend well. Dip is ready to serve.

Once the oil heats to 180C, drop a batch of potato skins and allow them to fry for approx 5mins or until golden brown on the skin side.

Drain on paper towels for a minute or two, serve with dip.








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