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Roasted Potatoes with Cajun Spices Seasoning

Roasted Potatoes with Cajun Spices Seasoning

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 image

(Photo by E. Grosjean)

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