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Old Bay Style Potato Wedges

Move over plain old fries, there is a new king in town. These Old Bay Style Potato Wedges pack so much more flavor and are super easy to make. You can whip up a batch in the time it takes to make boring old bagged, frozen fries.

Prep Time:10 minutes Cook Time:15 minutes – Yield:6-8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 6 Idaho potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
Old Bay-style Spice Rub
  • 1 tablespoon ground bay leaves
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons celery salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

Instructions:

  1. Combine all spices in a small bowl.
  2. Place potatoes in a pot of cold water, add 1 tablespoon of salt and cook until potatoes are tender, but still firm, about 10 minutes. Drain, let cool and cut each potato lengthwise into 8 slices.
  3. Heat grill to high.
  4. Brush potatoes with oil and season with the “Old Bay-style” spice rub and grill until golden brown and cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes.
Baking instructions:
  1. Combine all spices in a small bowl.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Cut each potato lengthwise into 8 slices.
  4. Brush potatoes with oil and season with the “Old Bay-style” spice rub.
  5. Cover a baking tray with tin foil. Spray it evenly with cooking spray to keep the potato from sticking.
  6. Arrange your potato evenly on the baking tray and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, flipping once mid-bake.

Photo:  Didriks / CC BY

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