roasted potatoes with chipotle and garlic

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By Vicki Butts (lazyme)
from Grapeview, WA

These are really yummy. If you have chipotle flakes but no chipotle powder, grind the flakes in a clean coffee grinder or spice mill. From Bon Appetit, March 2002.

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For roasted potatoes with chipotle and garlic

  • 2 lb
    medium yukon gold potatoes, each cut into 8 wedges
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    chipotle powder
  • 2 lg
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 2/3 c
    creme fraiche or sour cream
  • 4 tsp
    fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • lime wedges

How To Make roasted potatoes with chipotle and garlic

  • 1
    Position rack in bottom third of oven and preheat to 400°F. Toss potatoes and oil in bowl to coat. Transfer to large baking sheet, one cut side down. Roast 15 minutes. Turn potatoes to expose other cut side. Roast until golden brown and tender, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle potatoes with 1 teaspoon chipotle powder, garlic, salt, and pepper; toss to coat. Turn potatoes skin side down. Roast 10 minutes longer.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, stir crème fraîche, lime juice, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder in medium bowl to blend. Season chipotle cream with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Arrange potatoes on platter. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve, passing chipotle cream and lime wedges separately.

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