Cowboy Potatoes

Dawn Whitted


My family loves spicy food. This is my version of a recipe I found in a Marlboro Man Cookbook several years ago. It's been a keeper ever since.


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10 Min
40 Min


  • 2 lb
    russet potatoes
  • 1 large
    yellow onions, quartered and sliced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c
    pickled jalepeno rings, sliced or diced
  • 3 Tbsp
    pickled jalepeno juice
  • 1 c
    bbq sauce, your favorite
  • Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • pinch
    salt and pepper
  • 1 1/4 Tbsp
    grill seasoning blend, (montreal steak)
  • 1
    gallon baggie
  • ·
    heavy duty foil

How to Make Cowboy Potatoes


  1. Wash (5-6 medium) potatoes and remove any bad spots. Slice them into wedges the size of steak fries. cut onion in half then half again and slice.
  2. Combine potatoes, onion, minced garlic, jalepeno rings, jalepeno juice, BBQ sauce and grill seasoning in baggie. Let marinade for 30-40 minutes
  3. Tear a large (24x18) piece of heavy duty foil, spray with nonstick cooking spray, pour potato mixture onto foil and dollop butter all around potatoes, season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. fold foil packet leaving a small air space for steam. place on campfire over hot coals or in preheated bbq grill cooking for 30-40 minutes turning halfway through cooking time. these are done when fork tender.

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About Cowboy Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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