This potato peeling hack allows the potatoes to retain their starch and shape. You start by boiling water with a tablespoon of salt. Add the potatoes and ensure they are submerged in the water, after 45 minutes, place the potatoes in ice-cold water, remove potatoes and dry. With a small knife slice all around the potato and start to peel from the cut side. The potato skin should come off with excess ease and Voila! Potato peeling hack.