1.Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Lightly oil oven tray.
2.Boil, steam or microwave potatoes 5 minutes; drain. Pat dry with absorbent paper; cool 10 minutes.
3.Gently rake rounded sides of potatoes with tines of fork; place potatoes in single layer, cut-side down, on oven tray. Brush with oil; roast, uncovered, in oven about 50 minutes or until potatoes are browned and crisp.
Gently rake the potato’s surface with the tines of a fork to assist in crisping. Olive oil is better to brush potatoes with than any other oil or butter because it tolerates high oven temperatures and lends its pleasant taste to the potatoes.Note