How to make Cajun Potatoes -

Potatoes infused with numerous lip-smacking spices resulting in a delicious carnival of flavours

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Medium potatoes, Red chili flakes

Cuisine : Spanish

Course : Snacks and Starters


Cajun Potatoes

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Spanish cuisine is the result of a great variety of cooking cultures that have been living together in Spain.  The different climates and ways of life of each region to have played their role.  Some of the main ingredients that make up Spanish food are vegetables, meat and fish. 
Over the centuries Spain has been invaded by Romans, French, Moors, Phoenicians who introduced new cooking styles and ingredients in the Spanish cuisine, but the Spanish food is also influenced by other cultures. Spaniards were the main colonizers of America, Columbus was Spanish!  
The discovery of the New World brought new essential ingredients to the Mediterranean gastronomy like tomato, potato, chocolate that are now commonly used in a lot of Spanish dishes.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cajun Potatoes Recipe

  • Medium potatoes parboiled and cut into wedges 4

  • Red chili flakes 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Butter melted 2 tablespoons

  • Tomato ketchup to serve

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 200 C.

Step 2

Spread the potato wedges on a baking tray, sprinkle red chilli flakes, oregano, thyme, crushed peppercorns, salt, red chilli powder and melted butter and mix well.

Step 3

Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake till the potatoes turn golden brown and crisp. Remove from oven.

Step 4

Transfer them on a serving platter and serve hot with ketchup.

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