Quick Cooking ★ 30-minute Garlic Potato Gratin

Quick Cooking ★ 30-minute Garlic Potato Gratin

This is a recipe for an easy and delicious garlicky potato gratin using microwaved frozen potatoes. The béchamel sauce is also really easy and turns out lump-free.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Frozen potatoes (pre-cut for french fries)
2 handfuls
1 tablespoon
2 slices
Garlic chips
1 teaspoon
White flour
2 tablespoons
Milk (as high in fat as possible)
300 ml
Chicken bouillon or consommé
1 1/2 teaspoon
Shredded cheese
2 handfuls


1. Place the potatoes in gratin bowls and microwave until warm. Alternatively, fry them in a frying pan, with a small amount of oil!
2. Meanwhile, fry the onion and bacon in margarine.
3. Stir in about 2 tablespoons of flour, then add the garlic chips.
4. Stir in the milk, a little at a time. Season with the chicken bouillon and black pepper. Let it simmer until it's quite thick.
5. Pour the sauce over the potatoes.
6. Top each dish with a handful of cheese.
7. Bake in a oven-toaster or boiler (or fish grill) until it browns to a delicious-looking color.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is blend of English potato gratin and Japanese Edo-era gratin. The garlic taste enhances the dish.