How Long Can I Soak Potatoes in Water?

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Potatoes should not be soaked in water when they are going to be boiled, they should be scrubbed before cooking. Soaking potatoes removes flavor and nutrients. When making fried potatoes, soaking potatoes in salt water is recommended for a crispier result. A few minutes is long enough to remove the starch.
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