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Course: Sides & Salads
Keyword: Gluten-Free, Holidays, Perfect Fingerling Potatoes, Sides, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian

Brine Boiled Fingerling Potatoes

ACTIVE TIME: 5 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 40 minutes
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Photo by Lynne Calamia
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  • 1 1/4 pounds kosher salt
  • 2 quarts water
  • 2 pounds small fingerling potatoes, cleaned
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped chives
ACTIVE TIME: 5 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 40 minutes
Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Procedure

  • Combine the salt, water, and potatoes in a 6-7 quart pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-high and continue cooking until the potatoes are fork-tender, 25 to 30 minutes. Remove the potatoes from the pot with tongs to a wire rack and let cool for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Toss with the butter, pepper, and chives and serve.
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