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Some people on the renal diet are often advised to limit their potassium intake. One popular food that is high in potassium is the potato. The good news is that you can lower potassium in potatoes by leaching or soaking potatoes before cooking them. Recent research suggests new ways of cutting and boiling potatoes to make sure the maximum amount of potassium is removed. Learn more about the most effective way to remove potassium from potatoes.