An offset smoker is effectively a hot air oven, which means it lends itself perfectly to roasting potatoes. Here’s how!

Even though offset smokers traditionally are being used for smoking meats at around 225-250° F there’s no reason not to run it hotter every once in a while. An offset smoker is identical to a hot air oven since it has a higher air flow than a traditional kettle grill or ceramic grill. That makes it perfect for roasting vegetables and potatoes.

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Servings 4
Cook Time 40 minutes
Start the grill 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.3 lbs potatoes
  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 tsp flaked sea salt
  • 1 tbsp chopped chives

Instructions

  • Start by firing up your offset smoker, but run it hotter than normal, 175° C / 350° F.
  • Place the potatoes on an oven pan with low edges, or on a sheet of aluminum.
  • Let the potatoes bake in the offset for 20 minutes. Now turn the potatoes 180 degrees to get nice color on the other side.
  • Check the potatoes with a potato stick or other sharp object to see when they're done. It usually takes 35-45 minutes.
  • In the meantime; brown the butter in a frying pan and chop the chives.
  • Drizzle the butter on the potatoes when they're done, then sprinkle sea salt and chives on top.

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