Grilled Chili Oil Potatoes

New red potatoes for sale in a farmers market
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  • Total: 43 mins
  • Prep: 13 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6 to 8
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
167 Calories
4g Fat
31g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 167
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 326mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Protein 4g
Calcium 24mg 2%
*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.)

This simple potato packet side dish can be prepared right along with the main course on the grill. This recipe is perfect for a weekday meal, but delicious enough for company.


  • 2-3 pounds/1.1-1.3 g red potatoes (cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 1 red bell pepper (cut into thin strips)
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL​ red pepper flakes

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat the grill for medium heat.

  3. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss well to coat.

  4. Tear off two very large pieces of foil to make a double-thick sheet.

  5. Place potatoes in the center of the sheet, fold sides up to create a packet and to seal in juices.

  6. Place packet on grill and cook for 15 minutes.

  7. Turn, and allow to cook for an additional 15-18 minutes.

  8. To serve, cut packet with kitchen shears, allow to cool for a minute or two, then open foil enough to take out potatoes.