Definitions for baked potato
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word baked potato
potato that has been cooked by baking it in an oven
A potato that has been baked so as to be edible.
An uncooked potato suitable for baking.
A baked potato, or jacket potato, is the edible result of baking a potato. When well cooked, a baked potato has a fluffy interior and a crisp skin. It may be served with fillings and condiments such as butter, cheese or ham. Potatoes can be baked in a conventional gas or electric oven, a convection oven, a microwave oven, on a barbecue grill, or on/in an open fire. Some restaurants use special ovens designed specifically to cook large numbers of potatoes, then keep them warm and ready for service. Prior to cooking, the potato should be scrubbed clean, washed and dried with eyes and surface blemishes removed, and possibly basted with oil or butter and/or salt. Pricking the potato with a fork or knife allows steam to escape during the cooking process. Potatoes cooked in a microwave oven without pricking the skin might split open due to built up internal pressure from unvented steam. It takes between one and two hours to bake a large potato in a conventional oven at 200 °C. Microwaving takes from six to twelve minutes depending on oven power and potato size, but does not generally produce a crisp skin. Some varieties of potato such as Russet and King Edward potato are more suitable for baking than others, owing to their size and consistency.
Translations for baked potato
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for baked potato »
Find a translation for the baked potato definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these baked potato definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"baked potato." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/baked potato>.