Crispy oven roasted potatoes seasoned with sweet smoked paprika and garlic. Serve as an appetiser or for lunch with your favourite dips. These potatoes are the perfect side dish to about pretty much anything!
I’ve never been a fan of fried food and I have always preferred baking to frying. Don’t get me wrong I love fries from fast food restaurants, but they’re not the healthiest because they’re loaded with calories and cooked in tonnes of oil which isn’t the best for you. I prefer baking because you can sit back and relax whilst the oven does all the work. 😉
My family usually enjoy these paprika roasted potatoes most weekends. They make a brilliant light lunch and they’re also a great sharing food.
As soon as the potatoes leave the oven they’re tossed onto a platter or bowl and served with dips like sour cream, classics like ketchup and mayonnaise or sometimes we like to serve them with sweet chilli or Sriracha for extra spicy flavour. At the moment we’re big fans of the sauces from Encona. Our favourites are the Mexican smokey jalapeño and Jamaican jerk BBQ.
These crisp and golden potatoes are super easy and quick to prepare – they’ll be on your dinner table in less than half an hour!
To make this potato dish all you will need is 5 ingredients, most of which I’m sure will already be in your kitchen cupboard. They take just 25 minutes to cook and after baking they’re perfectly crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside and not to mention super flavourful!
900g (2lbs) new potatoes, halved
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon garlic granules/powder (optional)
2 tablespoons olive oil
Generous pinch of sea salt
- Preheat oven to 220°C / 200°C Fan / 425°F / Gas Mark 7.
- Place the potatoes in a large mixing bowl, mix together with the paprika, garlic powder, oil and salt until evenly coated.
- Spread the potatoes out onto 1-2 large baking trays. Bake for 25 minutes until the potatoes are crisp and golden and cooked all the way through. Serve immediately with your favourite dips or as an accompaniment to fish or meat.
If you’re looking for something similar try my homemade Patatas Bravas next!
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