How to reheat roasted potatoes in the oven? (+5 ingredients)

In this article, we will answer the question “How to reheat roasted potatoes in the oven?”, and how to make oven-roasted potatoes?

How to reheat roasted potatoes in the oven?

Reheating roasted potatoes in the oven is the best way to avoid gummy, mushy, and chewy potatoes. Follow the steps below to reheat the roasted potatoes so they are crispy again.

Line the bottom of a baking tray or sheet with parchment paper, aluminum foil, or some oil to keep the potatoes from sticking.

  1. Preheat the oven at 400℉ for 15-20 minutes.
  1. Evenly spread the roasted potatoes in the baking tray. Do not pile up the potatoes on top of each other.
  1. Cover the baking tray with foil and put It in the oven. 
  1. After 15-20 minutes, take out the foil and let the potatoes reheat for another 5 minutes so that they are crisp again.
  1. Serve warm and enjoy.

How to reheat roasted potatoes in the microwave?

This method is not recommended since It makes your potatoes mushy and sometimes hard. It is best If you have a convection microwave. 

Toaster oven and oven is the best way to reheat potatoes. However, If you d not have a  choice, follow the instructions below to reheat roasted potatoes in the microwave.

  1. Place the roasted potatoes in a microwave-safe dish or plate.
  1. Cover the plate with a damp paper towel or a microwave-safe plastic wrap.
  1. Reheat the potatoes on low-medium power. 
  1. Stir the potatoes after regular intervals to avoid hot spots and promote even heating.
  1. Serve warm and enjoy.

How to reheat roasted potatoes in the toaster oven?

Reheating roasted potatoes in the toaster oven is pretty much the same as reheating them in the oven. The exception is that you do not have to use foil in the toaster oven. 

  1. Choose a baking sheet according to the size of your toaster oven. Make sure it fits well.
  1. Line the sheet with a piece of foil followed by greasing it with some non-stick spray to keep the potatoes from sticking.
  1. Spread the potatoes evenly on the sheet. They should not pile up over each other.
  1. Preheat the oven at 400℉ for 15-20 minutes.
  1. Let the potatoes reheat in the toaster oven for 15-20 minutes. 
  1. Stir the potatoes after regular intervals, say 5 minutes, to promote even heating.
  1. Serve warm and enjoy.
  1. Like the oven, reheating roasted potatoes in the toaster oven takes time but It is worth it. The reheated potatoes are crispy from the outside and creamy from the inside again.

How to reheat roast potatoes in the air fryer?

An air fryer is gradually becoming famous for its compactness, versatility, and ability to heat food without oil.  Reheating roasted potatoes in the air fryer is a very good option. It won’t make your roasted potatoes soggy or mushy. 

However, the temperature settings may not be the same for every air fryer so you will have to adjust them according to your appliance. 

  1. Place the roasted potato in the rack, bowl, or basket of your air fryer. Do not worry if the potatoes overlap a little.
  1. The ideal temperature for reheating roasted potatoes will be somewhere around 350-400℉. However, you need to figure out what temperature works best for you.
  1. Reheat the roasted potatoes at this temperature for 3-4 minutes. Reheat for another 1-2 minutes If you feel they are not crips yet.
  1. Serve warm and enjoy.

Other FAQs about Potatoes which you may be interested in.

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How to reheat frozen roasted potatoes?

Do not defrost your frozen roasted potatoes before reheating. It will ruin the texture of the potatoes making them a mushy mess. The following instructions are applicable to both reheating roasted and cold roast potatoes.

  1. To keep the potatoes from sticking, the baking sheet or tray needs to be lined with parchment paper or foil or greased with cooking spray.
  1. Spread the potatoes evenly across the bottom of the tray. Cover with a foil.
  1. Reheat the potatoes in a preheated oven(400℉) for 20 minutes. Stir the potatoes after half the time passes.
  1. Remove the foil and reheat for another 5-10 minutes.
  1. Serve warm and enjoy.

How to make oven-roasted potatoes?

Ingredients 

  • 1.5 lbs new potatoes
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp rosemary
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted (optional)

Instructions

  1. Wash and cut the potatoes in quarters.
  1. Pre-cook them in a bowl filled with water in the microwave at high for 8-10 minutes.
  1. Toss the potatoes with the seasonings and spread them on a rimmed baking sheet.
  1. Bake at 425˚F for 25-35 minutes or until golden and crispy.
  1. Serve warm and enjoy.

Conclusion

In this article, we answered the question “How to reheat roasted potatoes in the oven?”, and how to make oven-roasted potatoes?

References

https://foodsguy.com/reheating-roast-potatoes/

https://www.thegunnysack.com/oven-roasted-potatoes/

Hello, I'm Sana Ameer. I'm a student of Food Science and Technology at UVAS. I like to bake and I aspire to become a Food blogger.