Veg Starters/Snacks

Baked Potato Wedges- Pizza Hut Style Potato Wedges

Potato Wedges is one of the most preferred starters of vegetarians after French fries. It is enjoyed by people of all age groups. If you are someone who keeps a tab on your calorie intake, but, still would like to indulge, this recipe is for you. Wedges of potatoes marinated in spices are baked to perfection using less than 1/4 cup of oil. Additional brownie points for the usage of olive oil that makes this an absolute guilt free indulgence.

 

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Required Ingredients:

  • Potatoes- 4 (medium sized)
  • Salt- As required
  • Olive oil- 2 tbsp + little for brushing
  • Paprika- 3 tsp
  • Dried Italian Herbs/Pasta/Pizza Seasoning- 1 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper powder- 1 tsp
  • Red chilli flakes – 2 tsp

Method:

  1. Wash and scrub the potatoes in running tap water until nice and clean
  2. Cut the potatoes into medium sized wedges and parboil in water with little salt until al-dente
  3. Transfer the potatoes to a cold bath, drain and pat dry with a kitchen towel
  4. To a bowl, add 2 tbsp olive oil, salt as required, 3 tsp paprika, 1 1/2 tsp mixed dried herbs, 1 tsp black pepper powder, 2 tsp red chilli flakes and mix well
  5. Add the parboiled potatoes and toss until well coated. Leave aside for 10-15 mins
  6. Line a baking tray with parchment paper/foil and brush with little olive oil. Place the marinated potatoes and bake in a preheated oven at 210C for 15-17 mins. Broil for 5-7 mins until you get a crispy outer layer.
  7. Serve hot with mayonnaise or tomato ketchup

 

NOTES:

  • You can replace paprika with red chilli powder. Reduce the quantity of red chilli flakes accordingly
  • The temperature and time differs from oven to oven. Mine was done in about 15-20 mins.

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