crispy duck fat smashed potato

Duck Fat Smashed Potatoes

These duck fat smashed potatoes are perfectly crispy and packed full of flavor!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, French
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 830kcal
Author Danielle Wolter



  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 
  • Boil the potatoes in salted water for 12 minutes and drain. 
  • Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and place potatoes on the paper in even intervals.
  • Gently smash the potatoes with a fork, being careful not to break them apart.
  • Place the duck fat in a dish and add the garlic powder and salt. heat the duck fat in the microwave until melted; 10-20 seconds.
  • Brush each smashed potato with a generous amount of duck fat mixture.
  • Bake the potatoes in the oven for 20-25 minutes, until crisp on the outside.


Serving: 4potatoes | Calories: 830kcal | Carbohydrates: 103g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 594mg | Potassium: 2936mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 54.9mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 4.8mg