Skillet Salt-Roasted Potatoes

Skillet Salt-Roasted Potatoes
(Printable Recipe)

2 lbs red and/or yellow small new potatoes
2 cups kosher salt
1 Tbsp olive oil

Scrub potatoes; set aside. Pour salt into the bottom of a 12-inch cast iron skillet, spreading evenly. Heat over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until hot. Add potatoes to hot skillet, pressing potatoes into salt slightly. Cover skillet. Turn heat to low. Cook 40-45 minutes or until tender when tested with a fork. Remove skillet from heat. Let stand, covered for 5 minutes. Remove potatoes from skillet with tongs and brush excess salt from potatoes (reserve salt mixture). Transer to serving platter and drizzle with olive oil. Cover with foil and allow to stand 5 minutes. Makes 4 to 6 servings.