Grilling potatoes make a perfect side during warm seasons as well as during any grilling sessions. Grill baked potatoes have a crispy skin, salty crust, and they are fluffy on the inside. Today we are going to show you how to make baked potatoes on the grill that are so good because they are easy to cook alongside other grilling foods and require less time to cook. The steak houses serve traditional baked potatoes. They go well along with steak, chicken, or any other meat.
Potatoes are always the easiest, tastiest vegetables, suitable for cooked or grilled or baked or fried or whatnot. But choosing the right variety of potatoes is very important. Selecting the wrong potato can spoil your dish. Potatoes are generally of 3 types - starchy, waxy, and all-purpose.
Russet or Idaho: These are the most common types of starchy potatoes that are oblong shaped and perfect for mashing and baking. These potatoes have thick skin, fluffy flesh, and high starch content, making it ideal for grilling, frying, and baking.
Red Potatoes: These are waxy types of potatoes that are small and round shaped. They have less starch content and taste sweeter than the other varieties of potatoes.
Gold Potatoes or Yukon: These are all-purpose types of potatoes, have a perfect balance of starch and moisture. This quality makes them best for boiling, steaming, roasting, and baking.
To make a delicious baked potato, Russet serves the best. They have good scratch content, which helps to hold the shape, making it ideal for baking or grilling.
VARIATIONS (without using aluminum foil):