Crispy baked skins

Everybody loves baked potato skins; perfect served with hearty casseroles and soups

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:1 hrs 30 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 161
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 4g
  • carbs 24g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 3g
  • salt 0.07g


  • 4 large baking potatoes
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted


  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Prick potatoes with a fork. Place on a baking sheet, then bake for 1 hr until skins are very crisp and the potato flesh is tender.

  2. Turn oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Cut potatoes in half, scoop out flesh. Cut potato shells into quarters, brush with melted butter. Return to oven for 10-20 mins until crispy. Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper to serve.

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