Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Caper Gremolata

Description :

Swap butter for a flavor-packed garlicky parsley rub.

Ingredient :

  • 2 1/2 lb. new potatoes (about 20)
  • Kosher salt
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil plus more for pan
  • 1/4 c. sherry vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. capers, drained and chopped
  • 1 tbsp. anchovy paste
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 1/4 c. flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped

Direction :

  1. Place potatoes in large pot. Add enough water to cover by 2 in. and bring to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon salt, reduce heat and simmer until tender, 18 to 22 minutes. Drain. 
  2. Meanwhile, arrange oven racks so one is 6 inches from broiler and heat oven to 450°F. Oil large rimmed baking sheet. Place each potato on sheet and, with bottom of glass, gently press until crushed but still intact. Brush tops with 1 tablespoon oil and roast 25 minutes.
  3. Brush potatoes with 1 tablespoon oil, then broil on top rack until deep golden brown and crisp, 4 to 7 minutes. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  4. While potatoes cook, in bowl, combine vinegar, capers, anchovy paste, garlic, remaining 2 tablespoons oil and 1/2 teaspoon salt; stir in parsley. Drizzle over potatoes and serve immediately.

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