Chilli Potatoes

Chilli Potatoes
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Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 60 mins
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
177 Calories
9g Fat
22g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 177
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 570mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 414mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Delicious chilli potatoes is an Indian adaptation of a Chinese recipe. It makes for a terrific snack or side dish. Chilli potatoes are so easy to make, once you learn how to cook it, you'll be tempted to throw it together every chance you get.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound frozen french fries

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking oil

  • 2 large onions, sliced thinly

  • 5 to 6 cloves garlic, chopped very finely

  • 1 medium bunch spring onions, chopped coarsely

  • 3 tablespoons ketchup

  • 1 tablespoon chili sauce

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon vinegar

  • 1 cup chicken stock cube

  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped, optional

  • Kosher salt, to taste

  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds, for garnish

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Deep-fry or oven bake french fries until golden brown and crispy.

  3. To make sauce, heat oil in a wok or deep pan on a medium to high heat.

  4. Now add onion, garlic, and spring onion (reserving some for garnish) and cook until soft.

  5. Add ketchup, chili sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, and chicken stock cube; cook for another 2 minutes, stirring continuously.

  6. Now add french fries and green bell peppers (if using). Mix well and check for salt. Season if required. Cook for 30 seconds more. This dish should have almost no gravy, just a coating sauce. If it is too dry, add 1/4 cup of water and mix well.

  7. Turn off heat and spoon chilli potatoes onto a serving platter. Garnish with some chopped spring onion and toasted sesame seeds.