Baked Potatoes on the Char-Broil Big Easy

Note: This recipe was developed using the Char-Broil Big Easy Oil-Less Fryer. If you are cooking using the Char-Broil Smoker-Roaster Grill you should cook with the lid open and the temperature set to High. You might also need to adjust the cooking time.

I rarely eat baked potatoes as a side. Instead, I prefer to cook up a big ole Russet potato, load it up with all of my favorite toppings, and eat it as the main course. They are truly one of my favorite foods. I like my potatoes done perfectly, with a slightly crunch skin. If I’m cooking them indoors, in the oven, I follow the recipe for the Best Baked Potatoes. They always come out fantastic. This time I decided to see if I could get the same great results cooking potatoes on my Char-Broil Big Easy. And boy, did I ever get great results. These potatoes were as great as (if not a bit better than) the potatoes made in the oven. Creamy insides, slightly crunchy skin, just absolutely perfect.

Baked Potatoes on the Char-Broil Big Easy


I didn’t want to bury the flavor of these great baked potatoes on the Char-Broil Big Easy, so I topped them simply: a bit of crumbled cooked bacon, a little butter, a dollop of sour cream, cheese, and a few green onions. Perfection. These bakers go great with my Big Easy all-American meatloaf.

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Baked Potatoes on the Char-Broil Big Easy
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Baked Potatoes on the Char-Broil Big Easy

These potatoes were as great as (if not a bit better than) the potatoes made in the oven. Creamy insides, slightly crunchy skin, just absolutely perfect.
Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword Big Easy, Char-Broil, potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 168kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Fire up your Big Easy.
  • Rinse the potatoes under cold water and brush off any dirt. Dry well with a paper towel.
  • Pierce each potato 4 times with a sharp knife.
  • Lightly brush the potatoes with oil.
  • Sprinkle some salt onto a plate and roll the potatoes in the salt.
  • Place potatoes into the Big Easy cooking basket.
  • Bake until potatoes are done (210 F internal temperature, or tender all the way through when poked with a knife), 40-60 minutes depending on their size. You can also test for doneness by squeezing the potatoes (with potholders on). If they give easily, they are done.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 888mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

2 thoughts on “Baked Potatoes on the Char-Broil Big Easy

  1. Absolutely Best baked potatoes ever, in my Big Easy cooker!
    I’ve been doing it for about 2 years now,..
    i use olive oil, seasoned salt and a bit of my favorite spices on the skin.
    Slightly crispy skin, quite soft potato, Ready for embellish!
    I do recommend: Let the potato cool a little bit, slice in half, then spoon the potato inside using a bit of butter, and some shredded cheese.
    Then, embellish the top!
    And/ or, put the extras, without embellish in a sealable container for tomorrow’s microwaveable lunch.
    Very Healthy and Very Tasty!
    David D

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