How to Make Potatoes with Garlic, Herbs and Duck Fat

How to Make Potatoes with Garlic, Herbs and Duck Fat shows you how to make the most amazing side dish for that special occasion (Easter comes to mind).   Duck fat makes the potatoes sing like you just can’t believe.  Just incredible flavor and texture.  So flavorful, and so delicious!

How to Make Potatoes with Garlic, Herbs and Duck Fat
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Potatoes with Garlic, Herbs and Duck Fat are just amazing. The duck fat really puts this dish over the edge. Perfect for that really special meal. Duck fat can be found at many super markets, specialty markets (ie, Whole Foods), or online at
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Side Dish
Serves: 6
  • 3 lbs Yukon gold potatoes, sliced
  • 4 tablespoon duck fat (or unsalted butter)
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 3 lbs Yukon gold potatoes, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter, for greasing pan
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, for garnish
  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 F
  2. Grease 8-inch straight-edge cake pan with butter, or spray
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high the duck fat.
  4. Add the shallots, garlic, thyme, rosemary, pepper, and saute until tender, about 4 - 5 minutes.
  5. Add the potatoes and salt and cook until softened and starting to brown, 20 - 30 minutes.
  6. Taste, and add more salt, if desired.
  7. Add the cooked potatoes to the prepared cake pan, pressing with your fingers, so they will adhere to one another.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, until slightly crispy on top.
  9. Remove from oven and invert onto serving dish.
  10. Garnish with parsley.
  11. Slice, serve and enjoy!


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