The spiced potato skewers are the perfect way to enjoy flavored baby potatoes with warm mango sauce. The skewers are seasoned with Ras el Hanout spice mix and grilled to perfection with salsa Verde drizzled on top!
You’ll find yourself making this delicious recipe again and again! Skewers are so much fun to make because you can experiment with different flavors and try out new combinations every time.
You can also experiment with different types of vegetables, meats, fish, fruits, nuts, and dairy products to create your own delicious skewer recipes.
How To Marinate spiced Baby Potatoes
- Try soaking your baby potatoes in a mixture of 1 cup lemon juice to 1-quart water for 15 minutes. This will help tenderize them, soften their texture, and impart tangy flavor.
- Once you’ve removed your potatoes from the water, put them dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.
- Next, marinate your baby potato with your choices of seasoning or spices. But best to marinate with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, BBQ sauce, tangy spices, and herbs.
- Make the skewers with baby potato, and let it marinate for 30 minutes, keep in the refrigerator.
Grilling Baby Potatoes
Baby potatoes are an excellent alternative to grilled full-sized potatoes because they no need to peel the skin after the grill or before cooking.
Grilling spiced potatoes is more easily accessible than roasting. Additionally, grilling provides tenderness and gorgeous color to the potatoes that are just being born.
Whichever way you go, make sure that each side of each potato gets equal time in contact with heat—especially if you opt for grilling whole baby potatoes, which will cook faster than sliced varieties.
Serving Grilled Baby Potato skewers
Spiced baby potato skewers is served as an appetizer during winter. Serve hot with any dip or sauce. Warn mango sauce works well with potatoes recipe. It is served as a as a whole or cut-up portion, serve with your main dish or alongside the roast of meat dish.
Accompaniment or dips
Side Dish – Warm Salsa Verde
To make mango sauce for baby potato skewers – peel one ripe mango and cut it into 1-inch pieces. Transfer to a food processor or blender, along with 2 tbsp of water, 1 tbsp of freshly squeezed lime juice, 1 tsp of finely chopped fresh ginger root (peeled), 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and a generous pinch of ground pepper.
Process until creamy. Then stir with garlic and butter, adding a thyme sprig. Transfer to a medium bowl; Cool, and cover tightly with plastic wrap. Place in fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving. It can be made ahead and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. Serve over skewers.
Choose the potatoes
Baby potatoes are perfect for skewering. They are smaller than regular potatoes, making them easier to handle while grilling, and they take longer to cook, so you have more time to prepare your other skewered items without over-cooking your potatoes.
In addition, their thin skin means that if you plan on grilling them (as opposed to boiling or baking), you don’t have to worry about peeling first—the skin will come off easily after grilling!
Lastly, baby potatoes come in various colors—purple/blue, yellow, red/pink/white, orange—which means that they look great together on a serving platter.
The grilled baby potatoes pairs with other roasted vegetables and even fruit for a pretty extra presentation.
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Recipe & Nutrition
4 servings per container
Serving Size4 servings
- Amount Per ServingCalories178
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
- Sodium 90mg 4%
- Potassium 34mg 1%
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber 1.3g 6%
- Sugars 2.9g
- Protein 2.2g 5%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.