Potatoes in beer: the recipe for a crispy and tasty side dish – Tale Of Travels

Among the most classic and popular side dishes there are certainly the baked potatoes, an ideal preparation for a tasty dinner, especially when we have guests: in fact everyone loves them and can be accompanied by main dishes based on meat or fish. If you want to make an even more delicious and successful recipe, the beer potatoes they are ideal. To prepare them, simply boil the potatoes cut into pieces for 15 minutes, season them with extra virgin olive oil and salt and bake them in the oven, pouring the beer directly into the pan. After about half an hour, add a pinch of breadcrumbs and cook again until a delicious crust forms: at that point they are ready to eat. Here is how to prepare beer potatoes, a outline quick, easy and tasty.

How to make beer potatoes

First, peel the potatoes and cut them into wedges 1.

Boil the water in a saucepan and cook the potatoes for 10-15 minutes 2.

When they are soft, pat them dry with a paper towel. 3.

Then put them in a bowl and season them with olive oil and a little salt 4.

Transfer the seasoned potatoes to the skillet and add the beer 5then bake at 190°C for 30 minutes.

Remove from the oven, sprinkle the surface with breadcrumbs 6 and cook for another 15 minutes.

When they are golden and crispy, your beer potatoes are ready: serve them still hot seven.


For the preparation of this recipe, you can use both the blond beer than black. In the first case you will get a more delicate flavor, while the Brown beer it will give a more intense and bitter taste: use a lower amount if you want to reduce the bitter aftertaste.

If you prefer, you can omit the breadcrumbs and flavor the potatoes with ground pepper, sweet paprika, rosemary or a mixture of aromatic herbs. You can also add bacon, bacon or smoked scamorza cheese to enrich the dish.


When you do not want to turn on the oven, you can prepare the beer fried potatoes: heat a non-stick frying pan with oil, add the potatoes and brown them for ten minutes. Then add the beer and continue cooking for another 10 minutes. Finally add the breadcrumbs and mix before serving.

Alternatively, you can prepare the baked potatoes with beer: Prepare an aluminum base on which to place parchment paper, place the diced potatoes on it and season with salt, pepper, rosemary and butter. Lift the flaps from the foil and pour the beer inside. Seal tightly and bake in the oven at 220°C for about 35 minutes.


You can store beer potatoes for One day in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

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