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Roasted Potatoes with Cajun Spices Seasoning

Roasted Potatoes with Cajun Spices Seasoning

Photo credit: © Eatwell101.com
Simple roasted potatoes with cajun spices—Spicy and smokey, cajun seasoning gives these roasted potatoes an extraordinary flavor that will perfectly accompany chicken and poultry.

Preparation time: 20 min – Cooking time: about 1 hour depending on the potatoes.

Ingredients list for Roasted Potatoes with Cajun spices

4 persons:

  • 1 3/4 lbs (800 g) potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tbsp of Cajun spices mix
  • 1/3 cup (8 cl) of vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper

Cooking instructions

1. Preheat oven to 320°f (160°c). Wash the potatoes, cut them in half, preferably without removing the skin, then make coarse slices.
2. Peel and chop the onion.
3. Put the cut potatoes and onion in a large bowl. Add Cajun spices.
4. Pour the oil. Season. Stir vigorously with a large spoon to coat everything.
5. Spread the mixture into a baking dish lined with a sheet of parchment paper.
6. Pour a glass of water in the baking dish, cover with aluminum foil. Bake potatoes for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Serve the roasted potatoes with grilled chicken.

If you can not find the Cajun spice mix, your can do it yourself, it’s easy. Here’s what you need:

Ingredients list: Cajun Spice Mix

  • 3 1/2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons black peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons celery seeds

In a spice grinder or with the help of a mortar and pestle, mix all spice. Grind until you obtain desired consistency. Store in a jar at room temperature, this spice mix will stay ok for 6 months. The flavor will decrease after this time limit.

How to make oven roasted potatoes imagePhoto credit: © Eatwell101.com

(Photo by E. Grosjean)

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