Another TikTok recipe has stolen my heart, and this time it’s in the form of crispy, salty potato disks. Potatoes are a versatile ingredient that can take many forms, ranging from whipped into a creamy mash to being crinkled and fried. And while all potato iterations are delicious in their own right, few are as simple to make, satisfying, and flavor-packed as the method @meatlikemike shared a TikTok that garnered over 34 million views.
As with all of TikTok’s viral recipes, there have been a number of variations born from the original, many of which provide unique techniques and flavor combinations to ensure an extra-crispy or well-seasoned smashed potato. TikTok user @mxriym, for example, crafted their own recipe in which the boiled potatoes are dunked directly into a cup of well-seasoned oil and then re-dipped