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Patatas Bravas Recipe

Take a Trip to Spain With Patatas Bravas

If you've visited Spain, chances are, you've sampled patatas bravas. They're a standard tapa at just about every restaurant: a fried, bite-sized piece of potato, that's smothered in a slightly spicy paprika- and mayonnaise-based sauce. I fell in love with the simplicity of the dish years ago, but only recently tried to re-create this classic dish in my own kitchen.

Traditionally, the potato pieces are deep fried, but I skipped the frying to keep this tapas recipe a touch healthier, and so my house wouldn't smell like a fast food joint. Instead, I achieved a crisp and golden potato using a hot oven and potatoes coated in olive and canola oils.

While the spuds cooked, I made the dipping sauce, which is a piece of cake if you employ the food processor. To present this dish, either drizzle the sauce over the potatoes, or serve it as a finger food, with a plate of golden potatoes and the sauce in a small bowl on the side. Get ready for a taste of Spain when you read more.

Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas

Spanish Patatas Bravas Recipe

Ingredients

3-4 large russet potatoes, cleaned, peeled, and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
1 tablespoon canola oil
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1⁄2 cup (4 ounces) crushed tomatoes
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
1⁄4 teaspoon sugar
1 serrano chile, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup mayonnaise
Kosher salt, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven the 425ºF. In a large roasting pan, combine the potatoes, canola oil and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, tossing to coat the potato pieces evenly in the oil.
  2. Place the potatoes in the oven and cook until crisp and golden about 20-30 minutes. Be sure to occasionally stir them, so they don't stick.
  3. While the potatoes are baking, prepare the sauce: using a food processor, blend the tomatoes, red wine vinegar, paprika, sugar, chile, garlic, lemon juice, mayonnaise, and remaining olive oil until smooth. Add salt to taste.
  4. Remove the cooked potatoes from the oven, and season to taste. Plate the potatoes and serve with a small bowl of dipping sauce.

Serves 4-6 as an appetizer.


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chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 5 years
....makes me feel like I am at a beach bar in southern Spain....going to print this up ahora!!!!!
Katie-Sweeney Katie-Sweeney 5 years
Can't wait to try this! They look delish!
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 5 years
Oh my god, I used to eat those at a Spanish restaurant in my home town... they were so good I almost cried every time I went there. Thanks so much for this recipe! I've tried to recreate them at home, but never really succeeded. I'll let you know how this one works out!
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