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Noirmoutier potato in a salt crust


Original and particularly delicate on the palate, the potato in a salt crust is a real delight.

Thanks to this cooking method, you keep the vitamins and minerals of this delicious Noirmoutier potato.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 1 kg of potatoes of Noirmoutier (granules)
  • 200 g of coarse gray salt
  • 1 egg
  • 250g of flour
  • 10 cl of water
  • 6 to 8 sprigs of rosemary
  • 40 g semi-salted butter

Noirmoutier potatoes in a salt crust

Preheat the oven to 210 ° C (th.7).

> In a salad bowl, place the flour, coarse salt, the leafed rosemary, add the water and the egg white. Mix well.

> Brush and wash the skin of the potatoes, wrap them in salt dough.

> Place on a baking sheet. Bake and cook for 40 minutes.

> Break the salt crust with a knife, remove the potatoes.

> Sprinkle with pat of butter.

Enjoy!

B.A.BAdu chef

You can accompany these Noirmoutier potatoes with slices of smoked duck breasts.

Salt crust cooking This cooking method offers not only a visual spectacle but also a quality of cooking. You will find all the benefits of stewing cooking but in a natural material, in this case coarse gray salt, rich in trace elements.

The salt crust insulates and protects food like a shell, concentrating the aromas and cooking, so to speak, with steam.

Well-being and potato

The potato is a starch, rich in complex carbohydrates (starch), it indeed manages to stall the most ferocious appetites
with a serving of only 200 g.

Is it necessary to specify that this contribution depends on the chosen cooking method: in a deep fryer, it doubles… In all cases, note that an early potato is richer in vitamins and minerals, and that a steam cooking allows to preserve as much as possible its nutritional advantages. Without forgetting the taste pleasure, if the potato is accompanied by a knob of butter.

  • Health: benefits and virtues of potatoes

Recipe: T. Debéthune, Photo: C. Herlédan

Video: Alton Brown Makes a Perfect Baked Potato. Food Network (October 2020).