How to Make Spicy Baked French fry Wedges

Potatoes dominate our dinner table. Gone are the days when they were considered food for the poor. They are now included in the finest of cuisines. Boiled, fried, grilled or baked, we love them in all forms. Potato wedges are a delight that never fail to lift our mood. No matter how many times you have them, you are always up for them the next time you want something crispy, tasty and filling. Potatoes are filling and full of carbohydrates. The wedges can be enjoyed on their own with a dip or sauce of your choice. They also make great side dish to burgers, sandwiches and roast. Since the recipe here makes baked wedges, they are low on fat and cholesterol content and so are a healthier option over fried french fries. Baked in the oven they have a crusty texture which enhances the taste. This is the kind of snack that makes your children jump and squeal with excitement when they return from school.  We have the perfect recipe for you. Do not be turned off with the preparation time because it includes the 45 minutes bake time during which you can do anything you want.

Prep time: 5 min
Bake time: 45 min
Total time: 50 min
Yield: 1 serving
Utensils: Mixing bowl, colander, sharp knife, oven

Ingredients:
Baking potato: 1 large
Olive oil: 1 tablespoon
Paprika: 1/2 teaspoon
Garlic powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Chili powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Onion powder: 1/2 teaspoon

Instructions

  • 1

    Preheat your oven to 425 degrees so that it is warm and ready when you put in the wedges.

  • 2

    Wash the potato well. Since we will be baking them with the skin to make them crusty, you will wash the skin well. Cut the potato into wedges. Now place the wedges into a mixing bowl.

  • 3

    In another mixing bowl, add olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, chili powder and onion powder. Mix these ingredients well. Pour it over the wedges and mix well to coat well. You can make the wedges spicier by adding more chili powder.

  • 4

    Place the wedges on a the baking sheet and put it in the pre-heated oven. Bake the potatoes in the oven for 45 minutes or until they are well browned. Serve with the main dish like burger or with a dip.

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