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18 December 2017

A super easy side dish recipe, these fingerling potatoes are oven roasted with chili oil, thyme, garlic and spicy chili flakes until fork tender. Let’s get cooking!

I have a SUPER EASY recipe for you today, my friends. It’s that time of year when we ALL need some easy recipes, right? Holiday stuff, shopping, party planning, menu building, book writing, screenplay outlining, whoa! Yeah, stuff is happening around here. Easy is good sometimes.

I was working on my new cookbook, which will include a recipe for spicy pan seared lamb chops – DELISH, btw!! – and wanted a VERY EASY side dish to go with them. Lucky for me, I had a small bag of fingerling potatoes I had snatched up from my latest trip to the grocery store.

Yeah!

Spicy Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes – Recipe

Potatoes are awesome, aren’t they? We always love a good potato side dish, but fingerlings are cool in a different sort of way. I mean, just look at them. They’re kind of cute, right? Thin, tiny little elongated potatoes that look a bit like they’ve formed in the outer reaches of our solar system.

Because they are smaller, they cook up much more quickly than larger baking potatoes, and you can fit a whole bunch of them in a cast iron pan.

Yum!

Spicy Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes – Recipe

They are CRAZY EASY to make, too, which I believe I’ve already mentioned once or twice. Almost as easy as making the lamb chops.

Seriously, just take your fingerling potatoes and set them into a large bowl. Drizzle a bit of chili oil over them and toss them to get an even coating of oil.

Sprinkle in fresh chopped thyme, spicy chili flakes, granulated garlic and salt and pepper. With potatoes, you can go heavy on the seasoning if you’d like. No worries. They can take it. Find yourself some good and spicy chili flakes. I make my own every year from peppers I grow in my garden. You can learn how here – How to Make Homemade Chili Flakes – though your popular red pepper flakes that you find in the store are perfectly acceptable for this recipe.

Transfer the potatoes to a roasting pan and roast them in the oven for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees F.

BOOM! That’s it!

Drizzle on a bit more oil, a few more chili flake shakes, a bit more salt and pepper, a smattering of fresh herbs and there you go. Really, it’s a super simple side dish to accompany any of your amazing spicy meals, and there is just enough of a kick from the chili oil and chili flakes.

And you know, they look sort of fancy, too. Impress your dinner dates! Get yourself some fingerling potatoes today. And chili flakes. I hope you enjoy them!

— Mike H.

Spicy Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes – Recipe

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Spicy Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
A super easy side dish recipe, these fingerling potatoes are oven roasted with chili oil, thyme, garlic and spicy chili flakes until fork tender. Let's get cooking!
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 164 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 pound fingerling potatoes rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons chili oil + more for serving
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped thyme
  • 1 tablespoon spicy chili flakes
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh chopped herbs for serving
Instructions
  1. Heat your oven to 350 degrees F. Toss the potatoes in a bowl with the oil, thyme, chili flakes, garlic and a bit of salt and pepper. You can be generous with the salt.
  2. Add the potatoes to a baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until they are softened.
  3. Drizzle with extra chili oil, a bit more salt and pepper. Sprinkle with fresh herbs and serve!
Nutrition Facts
Spicy Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 164 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 41mg 2%
Potassium 561mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 15.2%
Vitamin C 33.9%
Calcium 3.4%
Iron 10.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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