Cajun Style Potatoes Recipe
Cajun Style Potatoes Recipe is makes an excellent starter, a side or a snack and is so simple and easy to prepare. A must try recipe you can serve these cajun style potatoes with tomato ketchup or any dip of your choice.
These Cajun Style Potatoes is one of the tastiest and easiest side dish that can be made at a short notice since it requires just a few ingredients. Potato wedges, seasoned with cajun spice mix are baked in the oven instead of deep frying. You can adjust the seasoning according to your preference. You can use a ready-made Cajun spice mix or make your own homemade mix.
You can serve these spiced potato wedges as a snack, topped with some chopped onion, herbs and some spiced Mayonnaise or Tomato Sauce. These Cajun Style Potatoes can also make a starter to a party night or make a spicy side along with a continental meal for a weeknight dinner. They make a great after school snack as well.
Look what else can be made using Potatoes:
- 4 Potatoes (Aloo) , washed, patted dry and cut into wedges (do not peel off skin)
- 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
- Salt , as required Ingredients for Cajun Spice Mix
- 2 teaspoons Garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon Onion powder
- 2 teaspoons Paprika powder
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 1-1/2 teaspoons Dried Thyme Leaves
- 1-1/2 teaspoons Dried oregano
- Salt , to taste For garnish
- 1 Onion , finely chopped onion
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a few sprigs finely chopped
How to make Cajun Style Potatoes Recipe
To begin making the Cajun Style Potatoes Recipe, preheat the Oven to 220 degree celsius.
Add the ingredients listed for the cajun spice mix into a mixer grinder like the garlic powder, onion powder, paprika powder, dried thyme leaves, dried oregano and salt and pulse to mix all the powders well together.
Mix oil and the spice mix in a small bowl.
Smear the spice mix with the help of a pastry brush on all the potatoes wedges.
Keep aside for 15 minutes to marinate and then arrange them neatly in a greased ovenproof dish/sheet.
Bake till the potato wedges are brown and crispy on all sides. This will take about 30-35 minutes. Turn the potato wedges after the first fifteen minutes of the cook to help the cajun potatoes cook evenly on all sides.
Serve hot Cajun Style Potatoes Recipe immediately topped with onion and coriander leaves.
Giving up a lucrative career tinkering with Analytical equipments, Madhuli Ajay chose to tinker in her Food lab- developing new recipes & satisfying her culinary travel cravings. She has been sharing heirloom recipes on her blog 'My Foodcourt' for the past 9 yrs. Madhuli bakes to feed her soul. Testing recipes & photographing food for a cookbook, has fuelled her food photography passion. Based in the gorgeous 'Wine Capital' of India Nashik, Madhuli also loves spending time in her little kitchen garden.