Confit Potatoes

Confit Potatoes

To confit means to slowly simmer food submerged in fat. In this case, duck fat, for its wonderful flavor. Here’s how to cook potatoes with amazing flavor!

Servings 4
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Start the grill 30 minutes


  • 14 oz delikatessen potatoes
  • 10 oz duck fat
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 sprig of rosemary


  • Use a pan with 3 inch walls roughly. Any oven pan will do, just make sure you can place the potatoes in it, covered in fat, with good margin.
    Confit Potatoes in a bread pan
  • Add the potatoes and cover them with the duck fat. Add a sprig of rosemary and cut the garlic cloves in half and add them to the duck fat.
    Confit Potatoes in a bread pan with duck fat
  • Now fire up your grill or smoker, and have it running at 120-130° C / 250-265° F. If you're using the indoors oven, set it to the same temp.
  • Place the pan in the grill/smoker/oven, and let it sit there for two hours. If using a grill/smoker, maintain that same steady temp all the way.
    Confit Potatoes in the smoker
  • When it's done, pour the duck fat in a container, it can be reused, and place the potatoes in a bowl. Sprinkle some sea salt on them, and serve. They can be served as a side dish, or as a starter. A cold beer is a great match!

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