The perfect spicy accompaniment: Fiery Potato Wedges

Published Sunday, Mar 22 2015, 15:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Looking for the ultimate fiery accompaniment? We think we've found it here with these spicy bomb potatoes.

These peppery hot wedges are smothered in a yummy combo of garlic, cayenne, chilli and herbs. Served with a cooling Tzatziki recipe, they're great for livening up a plain dinner or make a great little snack.

Spice bomb potatoes

© Potato Council


  • 800g smooth potatoes, such as Desiree
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon medium chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
  • Tzatziki dip, to serve


1 Heat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan-assisted/Gas Mark 6. Mix the oil, garlic, cayenne, chilli powder and mixed herbs in a large bowl.

2 Chop each potato in half, then chop each half into quarters on the diagonal. Toss the potatoes through the chilli mix until coated.

3 Turn out onto a large baking tray and season. Transfer to the oven to bake for 40 minutes until golden and tender.

4 Serve with a simple tzatziki dip.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

40 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 4

Recipe courtesy of Potato Council

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