Fondant Potatoes Recipe

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Fred Morgan Modified: March 21, 2022
Fondant Potatoes Recipe

How To Make Fondant Potatoes

If you want your dishes to look fancy, try making these fondant potatoes that are browned in the oven and sprinkled with herbs for a well-rounded flavor.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 4largeRusset potatoes
  • 2tbspvegetable Oil
  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • 1cupchicken stock
  • 1tspfresh thyme leaves
  • kosher saltto taste
  • black pepperto taste


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. Peel the potatoes and slice off the ends so you can stand the potato upright. Cut the potatoes equally in half once more.

  3. In a large oven safe skillet add vegetable oil and set over medium high heat.

  4. When the oil is hot add the potatoes flat side down.

  5. Cook the potatoes until they are golden brown on the bottom, about 6 to 8 minutes per side.

  6. Add butter to the pan before browning the second side.

  7. Pour the chicken stock, butter, and thyme sprigs into the pan and place the pan into the oven.

  8. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.

  9. Remove the potatoes from the oven, sprinkle with kosher salt, and black pepper.


  • Calories: 429.44kcal
  • Fat: 13.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.90g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.71g
  • Carbohydrates: 69.70g
  • Fiber: 5.16g
  • Sugar: 3.25g
  • Protein: 9.62g
  • Cholesterol: 17.06mg
  • Sodium: 1033.98mg
  • Calcium: 58.75mg
  • Potassium: 1622.52mg
  • Iron: 3.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 50.00µg
  • Vitamin C: 21.47mg
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