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How To Make Perfect Microwave Baked Potatoes

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Here’s how to make the perfect baked potatoes in the microwave in less than 10 minutes.

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Here’s how to get your baked potato fix without waiting an hour for the oven.

Once cooked, enjoy with some seasoning and butter or easy toppings – cool tuna & mayo, coleslaw, beans and/or cheese none.

You can also use sweet potatoes.

Ingredients

  • Potato Could also use Sweet potato
  • Salt and pepper + Other seasoning to taste
  • A little butter
  • Any toppings Tuna, beans, cheese, etc.

How to make microwave baked jacket potatoes:

  1. Wash the sweet potato and pat dry well with a paper towel.
  2. Use a fork to poke a handful of holes around the potato
  3. Microwave the potato for 8 minutes, flipping halfway. Use a knife to see if the potato is soft throughout; if not continue cooking for 30 seconds each side until it is.
  4. Allow potato to rest for a few minutes before cutting open.
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  6. Season with salt and pepper and top with a knob of butter and/or your favourite toppings.
  7. Easy oven-free toppings can include tuna & mayo, coleslaw, beans and/or cheese.
  8. Pizza baked jacket potato: Top with pizza or pasta sauce, pepperoni and grated cheese and return to the microwave for 45 seconds or until cheese has melted.
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