This microwave baked potato is for you if you desire the delicious flavor of a baked potato but lack the patience. You'll have a delicious, mouthwatering meal after 13 minutes.
The best potatoes for baked potatoes: The best type of potato for a microwave baked potato is a russet potato. The thick skin of russets crisp up beautifully, & they have extremely starchy interiors that guarantee a deliciously fluffy filling.
Combine your hot water & salt together in a medium sized bowl. Whisk to dissolve the salt.
Wash your potato, & poke holes all over it with a fork.
Place your potato in your salt water mixture for a minute continuously rolling the potato, so the holes can soak up the salt water.
Place your potato in a microwave safe dish & microwave for 5 minutes on high. Flip your potato, & microwave for 5 more minutes on high.
Carefully cut open your potato, add your toppings, & enjoy