Chef's Recipes

Pan-fried baby potatoes

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for pan-fried baby potatoes by Rodney Dunn from The Agrarian Kitchen.

By Rodney Dunn
  • Serves 6
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
Pan-fried baby potatoes
Pan-fried baby potatoes

Strain the fat from the <a href="/roast-loin-of-wessex-saddleback.htm">roast pork</a> for this recipe.


  • 125 ml (½ cup) strained pork fat (see note)
  • 1 kg baby potatoes, such as pinkeye or Dutch cream, scrubbed, unpeeled
  • 8 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • 6 sage leaves


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    Heat pork fat in a frying pan over low heat, add potatoes and garlic and stir occasionally until tender and golden (25-30 minutes). Add sage and cook until crisp. Season to taste and serve with <a href="roast-loin-of-wessex-saddleback.htm">roast loin of Wessex saddleback</a>.


You can substitute lard or olive oil for pork fat.

  • Author: Rodney Dunn