May 20, 2011

BBQ Potatoes

BBQ Potatoes

This is so simple it doesn’t even qualify as a recipe. But I don’t care, sharing it anyway!

When I whipped up an indecent amount of Sunshine BBQ Chicken, I needed an easy side dish that wouldn’t overrule the flavor of the chicken and could also be prepped in an oven as well… since I know not every one has a Big Green Egg. Yes, I know, you can stop glaring at me now! I’m letting you live vicariously through me, what else can I do?!?

These were so very good. Basic and mellow flavors. A perfect structure, soft potatoes with a crunchy bottom layer. They were buttery without being overly greasy and they were chockfull of flavor.

 

Ingredients:

1 1/2 pound potatoes (equal sized)
1 grated garlic clove or 1/4 to 1/2 tsp garlic powder
chicken or vegetable broth
tiny cubes butter
minced parsley
pepper and salt

Optional: lime or lemon juice

 

Directions:
 
Get your BGE (or oven) going and keep it steady at 350Fº (175Cº).

Use an ovenproof dish. Place the peeled and washed (even-sized) potatoes in there and make sure they fit snuggly together.
BBQ Potatoes

Add the grated garlic or powder to the broth and heat it for a minute to get the flavors going. Pour hot broth in there until there’s about 1 inch of broth in the dish and sprinkle a little salt and pepper on top of the potatoes.
BBQ Potatoes

Place a tiny slice of butter on top of each potato. As the potatoes start to cook the butter will melt all over, it’s delicious. Not diet-friendly, but very tasty.
BBQ Potatoes

 
Maybe I should have called them BBQ Butter Potatoes? Oh well.
 

Place the dish in your BBQ or oven and give them 35 to 40 minutes. Check them for readiness.
BBQ Potatoes

I gave mine almost 10 minutes extra. Mainly because I really like a crunchy brown bottom-layer.
BBQ Potatoes

Sprinkle the potatoes with finely minced parsley and if you really want to up the flavors: squeeze some lime or lemon juice on top. It’s crazy good.
BBQ Potatoes

Note: a BBQ gives far more direct heat than an oven does, so when using your oven you will have to dice the potatoes or adjust the cooking time.

BBQ Potatoes
Ingredients
    1 1/2 pound potatoes (equal sized)
    1 grated garlic clove or 1/4 to 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    chicken or vegetable broth
    tiny cubes butter
    minced parsley
    pepper and salt

    Optional: lime or lemon juice
Directions
    Get your BGE (or oven) going and keep it steady at 350Fº (175Cº).

    Use an ovenproof dish. Place the peeled and washed (even-sized) potatoes in there and make sure they fit snuggly together. Add the grated garlic or powder to the broth and heat it for a minute to get the flavors going. Pour hot broth in there until there’s about 1 inch of broth in the dish and sprinkle a little salt and pepper on top of the potatoes.

    Place a tiny slice of butter on top of each potato. As the potatoes start to cook the butter will melt all over. Place the dish in your BBQ or oven and give them 35 to 40 minutes. Check them for readiness. If you like a crunchy brown bottom-layer give them 5 to 10 minutes extra.

    Sprinkle the potatoes with the minced parsley and squeeze some lime or lemon juice all over for extra flavor.
Meal type: side dish
Servings: 4
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