Crispy Potato Wedges

Crispy Potato Wedges

These crispy roast potato wedges beats any of the frozen ones you are likely to find in your local shops! Fragrant herbal spices and a grilled Parmesan drissle makes them irresistible. These potato wedges are great with chicken or juicy meat.

Preparation: Easy
Price: Affordable
Preparation time: 50 min. of which
30 min. in the oven
Oven temperature: 225° C / 435° F
on the middle shelf of the oven

What you need for 4 servings
3/4 dl [0,15 pt] cooking oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/8 teaspoon paprika
8-10 medium sized potatoes
butter or margarine for the roasting pan
1-1 1/2 dl [0,2-0,3 pt] grated Parmesan cheese

Serving Suggestions: Serve the potato wedges with grilled chicken, pork chops. deep frie fish or your favourite sort of sausages.

Beverages: Let the dish you’re serving the potato wedges with determine the choice of drink.

This is what you do

[1] Mix the oil and all the spices in a bowl.

[2] Wash the unpeeled potatoes well. Cut each potato in half down the middle lengthwise and cut each half into three wedges.

[3] Dip the potato wedges in the oil and spice mixture and put them in one layer in a greased roasting pan.

[4] Bake the potato wedges in the oven at 225° C / 435° F for about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and bake for another 15 minutes. Serve immediately.

Tips

[I] Select uniformly sized  large, firm potatoes with thin, fine peel. These are easier to wash.

[II] You can cut the potatoes into wedges well before cooking if you leave them lying in cold water. If you do, let them drain well before drying them with a kitchen towel.

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