Grilling Baked Potatoes
When it comes to grilling baked potatoes, the possibilities are almost endless. With foil, without foil, whole potatoes, potato wedges, potato slices, seasoned potatoes, naked potatoes…the list goes on and on. Below are some of the most common options.
Grilling Baked Potatoes In Aluminum Foil
With the lid down on the grill, grill your baked potatoes for 30-45 minutes. Test whether the potatoes are done by poking a toothpick into the center of the potatoes.
Other grilling baked potatoes suggestions:
•If you’d like to add flavor to your baked potatoes, poke them with a fork 5 times for venting, spray them with cooking oil, and season them with your favorite spices before wrapping them in foil.
•To get a crispy potato skin, take your grilled baked potatoes out of the foil after 20-30 minutes and put them directly on the grill for the last 10 minutes of cooking time.
•To speed up the baked potato grilling process, parboil your potatoes for 10 minutes, then put them on the grill for 5-10 minutes.
•You can also speed up the process of grilling baked potatoes by microwaving each potato for about 2-4 minutes per side (without the foil, of course) before finishing the baking on the grill for 5-10 minutes.
Grilling Baked Potatoes Without Foil
Grilling Baked potatoes without foil only takes about 5-10 minutes over medium heat, depending on the size of your potato chunks.
More grilling baked potatoes tips:
•Decide whether you want skin or not, and peel your potatoes if you don’t. Remember, though, that much of a potatoes great nutrition comes from the skin.
•Cut your potatoes into wedges, thick slices, or thin slices.
•Rub the potatoes in oil for moistness and coat them with your favorite seasonings (salt, pepper, herbs, or spices) for better flavor.
•Put the potatoes directly on the grill next to your favorite meat or drop the potatoes into a grilling basket, and grill them with your other favorite vegetables.
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