How To Boil Potatoes in A Microwave

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We are often stumped when we realise in the last minute that a dish calls for boiled potatoes. The thought of pressure cooking them and waiting for the steam to release is bound to put you off! Not to worry. Head to the Microwave , pop in a potato and voila, you will have them cooked within minutes.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 2 potatoes
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2 large potatoes

  1. Place 2 whole large potatoes, with the skin, on the microwave turntable.
  2. Place a glass of water in the centre to prevent them from getting wrinkled. Microwave on high for 7 minutes or till cooked. Remove and peel.
  3. When cut into cubes it will yield 1½ cups.
  4. When mashed it will yield 1¼ cups.

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 on 08 Oct 15 10:37 AM

Thanks for sharing the perfect method to boil potatoes in a microwave. I was always confused with this. I tried this method and it came out perfect.