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crisp and spicy fried red potatoes

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Recipe by
Deneece Gursky
Miami, FL

I love everything with a little spicy kick so I make these with my mexican foods as a side. (even though I use cajun spice) You can add as much or as little as you prefer, I like mine spicy! : ) These are simple easy and quick but pack an amazing taste!!

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Ingredients For crisp and spicy fried red potatoes

  • 2 lbs red potatoes cut into wedges
  • garlic powder, salt, pepper, and cajun spice
  • veg oil
  • a few pats of butter

How To Make crisp and spicy fried red potatoes

  • 1
    Boil potatos for a few minutes but not all the way through. Just long enough to soften them a tiny bit. Then drain well, careful not to bruise (they should not be really soft) Allow to cool off completely.
  • 2
    In a large bowl add potatoes and seasoning to taste. I add alot of garlic and cajun spice) and gently toss potatoes till completely covered. Add more seasoning if needed to cover all potatoes.
  • 3
    In a large skillet heat veg oil and add potatoes. Fry until cooked through and the outsides are browned and crispy.
  • 4
    Add a few pats of butter to top and gently toss potatoes. Fry a few minutes more.

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