Outback Style Baked Potato preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. Using a fork, carefully pierce the potatoes two to three times per side. Brush the whole potato with olive oil. This will make the skins nice and crispy. Sprinkle the tops with some sea salt. just in case anything drips off of the potatoes. just in case anything drips off of the potatoes. Bake for 45-60 minutes or until a fork is able to pierce the potato with little resistance.