Sarladaise potatoes

Sarladaise potatoes
Potatoes fried in a little goose fat, with a mixture of chopped parsley, garlic and shallot added just before serving. Greedy folks (like me) melt a few thin slices of foie gras over the top.
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Last modified on: October 13th 2010

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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 20 min.
Sarladaise potatoes
Peel 1 kg potatoes, cut into medium-sized pieces, rinse and dry.

Stage 2 - 30 min.
Sarladaise potatoes
Melt 3 tablespoons goose fat in a non-stick pan over medium heat, then tip in the potatoes. Stir to coat with melted fat. Do not salt.

Cover, turn down heat and leave to cook 30 minutes.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Sarladaise potatoes
After this time, salt and pepper, then shake or stir to bring potatoes that are already fried up to the top.

It's better to not use a spoon or spatula to avoid breaking the potatoes, but if you use one, do it gently.

Leave to cook another 5 minutes.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
Sarladaise potatoes
Repeat this operation until potatoes are fried and browned all over.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Sarladaise potatoes
Chop finely 2 cloves garlic, 4 sprigs parsley and 1 shallot.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Sarladaise potatoes
If you are greedy like me, scatter a few slices of foie gras in the pan (to your liking) and stir to melt.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Sarladaise potatoes
Just before serving, add the mix of chopped herbs and stir well.

Stage 8
Sarladaise potatoes
Serve on its own (it's quite filling), or to accompany a meat dish for example.
For the perfect dish, use duck fat saved from cooking home made terrine of foie gras.

As usual with traditional regional recipes, I do not claim that this is "THE" recipe for Sarladaise potatoes, just that it's "ONE", my own version.
And to drink?
A red wine with plenty of tannin, such as a Bergerac or Cahors.
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,327 Kcal or 5,556 Kj25 gr201 gr59 gr
66 %10 %19 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
122 Kcal or 511 Kj2 gr18 gr5 gr
6 %1 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
265 Kcal or 1,110 Kj5 gr40 gr12 gr
13 %2 %4 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 5 people : 1.49 €
  • Per person : 0.30 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Real home-made chips* , Baked potatoes with poached egg and tuna sauce , Comtoise tart for Seàn, Grated potato cakes, Hot box cheese , ... All
ParsleyParsley: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caesar salad, Green parsley sauce, Light herb sauce, Bistro-style beetroot salad, Green avocado salad, ... All
Goose fatGoose fat: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cassoulet, Avengers' potatoes, Hotpot my grandmother's way , Röstis, Chicken with rice and leeks, ... All
Garlic cloveGarlic clove: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Gratin Dauphinois, Veal Chop With Assortment of Vegetables, Vegetable tartare, Tomatoes Provençal, Bourguignon potatoes , ... All
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