How to Bake a Potato? Follow Our Easiest Steps
Author: Naufal - Tuesday, 15 Mar 2016
Potato may become one of the most popular and favorites snacks of all times. Potato is always delicious for many events and time, whether you are with your friends, family, or even can be your best friend while you are alone watching movie in your own bedroom. Well, there are many kinds of potatoes and the way in enjoying these snacks. While many people are enjoying to eat potato chips, some people are love to bake it. To make it even perfect, we can bake a potato in a good way and good procedure. Here is the way how to bake a potato that you can use as a reference.
If you wonder about how to bake a potato, you will be amazed that in making this bake potato is easier rather than in making another snacks or foods. So, here we will show you about making a bake potato by using microwave.
For the first step, we should prepare all the ingredients:
Potatoes ( 500 grams )
Seasoning ( 3 spoons or whatever you like, depend on your taste. You can also choose many kinds flavors of seasonings )
Another additional seasoning ( if you want to put another seasoning or vegetables )
How to bake a potato? : Make a preparation
The first of all, if you have finished in preparing the ingredients, you can start making a bake potato. The first, you should clean the potato. Make sure that you choose a good potato with a good quality. Make sure that you have cut the skin before you clean it. Clean it with the clean water for some times. It's better for you to clean the potato by using the cool water.
After that, if you want to bake it with an ordinary oven, you should dry the cleaned potato by using some clean tissue. Just put the cleaned potato with the tissue by wrap it with clean tissue.
After you have cleaned and wrap the cleaned potato with some tissue, you can clean or peel the bad part of the potato by using knife. Make sure that you cut all of the bad parts of the potato. Then, you only use or enjoy the best parts of the potato.
In another case you want to have your potato well done faster, you can straw the potato by using forks. It will make your potato well done faster than usual.
How to bake a potato by using microwave
The first thing to do in baking a potato by using a microwave is put your cleaned potato in a bowl that is special or designed for microwave. Make sure that the bowl is safe for your healthy too.
Put the cleaned potato on the bowl and then put it in the microwave. You can put it in the microwave for about 5 minutes in a high temperature. 5 minutes is enough when you put it in a high temperature.
After that, turn off the microwave and then flip the potato, so that the other side can also bake perfectly. After you have flipped the potato, put the potato in to the microwave and bake again for about 3 until 5 minutes.
After you have finished in doing the second microwave processes, you can open the microwave and put out the bowl of potato. Make sure that your potato is well done perfectly. If you are not sure, you can check it again, and bake it again. After all of those baking processes are finished, you can add or pour some additional seasonings.
In another case, for your own taste, you can also add some fresh vegetables or even mayonnaise or cheese as an additional top-ping.
Potato is one of the healthy snack. It contains much protein and contains many fibers that good for our digestive systems. Beside that, baked potato is easy to create. In another hand, it is one of the cheapest and healthy snacks that you can cook by yourself at home. Not only as a snack, you can even make it as a healthy meal and it's good for people in diet program.