This potato peeling trick is without a doubt the simplest way to peel boiled potatoes — and all you need is a pot and some water!
If you use a knife to peel your potatoes, it can be dangerous, time-consuming and you end up wasting a ton of potato in addition to the skin.
How to peel the skin off a boiled potato
Perfect boiled potatoes hold their shape after cooking with a smooth texture and skin that comes off easily.
Do you know how to make perfect boiled potatoes every time? Boil them on the stovetop for 12-30 minutes depending on the size of your potatoes.
Okay, now let’s go to the tips for How to peel the skin off a boiled potato in seconds.
Ingredients You Need
- Boiling Water
- Bowl of Water with Ice Cubes
Instructions You Follow
- Boil a pot of water.
- Once the water is boiling, place your potatoes into the water and let it boil for approx. 15 minutes. Using tongs or spoon, put potatoes into ice water and let it sit for 3 minutes.
- Then take the potatoes out of the ice water and slide your thumb across the skin’s surface – the skin will just peel right off! Using your fingers, peel off the rest of the potato skin.