Crispy potatoes served with a smoky, spicy sauce—patatas bravas—are hugely popular in tapas bars. To make them at home, we had to rethink deep frying.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
The best versions of patatas bravas showcase crispy, well-browned potatoes served with a smoky, spicy tomato-based sauce. To create an ultracrispy crust without the need for double frying, we first parboiled russet potatoes with baking soda...