Common Varieties Chart

Here we've focused on the most readily available potato varieties you are likely to find in your local supermarket. We explain what these varieties look like, taste like and how they perform when cooked, along with some quick and simple potato recipes.

Recipes

chicken and chips, jerk chicken, Alex Mackay

700g of Fluffy  potatoes such as King Edward

4 skinless chicken breasts

2 tsp jerk spice

1 tbsp vegetable oil, plus a little for brushing the chicken

1 bunch spring onions, keep the pale and dark parts separate

4 tbsp water

200ml orange juice, from a carton is fine

4 tbsp HP sauce

Zest of 1 orange removed with a zester

1 large mild red chilli, de-seeded and finely diced

15g butter

Salt, sugar and jerk spice to taste

 

 

 

 

 

Prep in: 
10 mins
Variety: 
Fluffy
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
35 mins

Recipes

650g Salad potatoes

250g cooked beetroot in natural juices, drained

6 spring onions, chopped

3tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2tbsp wholegrain mustard

Prep in: 
5 mins
Variety: 
Salad
Serves: 
4
Cook in: 
15 mins

Recipes

Jerk Potato

400g smooth potatoes, such as Desiree diced
1 tbsp oil
250g chicken breast, sliced 
1 small red pepper, sliced 
1 tbsp Jamaican Jerk seasoning
2 rings canned pineapple in juice, cubed + 2 tbsp juice from the can

Prep in: 
10 mins
Variety: 
Smooth
Serves: 
2
Cook in: 
12 mins

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