Welcome to my site!

Welcome to my site!
I'm Cindy, and I love to cook! And, I love to eat... hence the size of my rear end! I come from a long line of cooks. My great great Grandmother was a cook in the original Harvey Houses. My grandmother Julia was an awesome cook, and my mom was incredible. I owe my skills to these great women. Especially my Mom who said this to me about making gravy... "Cindy Lynn, wallpaper paste is wallpaper paste & gravy is gravy. Never the two shall meet!" Shall we say my first experience at making gravy left a little bit to be desired! Thank the high heavens my cooking skills have improved since then! Enjoy!

Monday, November 9, 2009

Pan Fried Potatoes with a Cajun Flair

I really love potatoes. I like them baked, mashed, fried, hashed - you name it! These are super easy to whip up as a side dish to most any meal. And, if you don't really like spicy - you could replace the Tony's Chachere's seasoning with some seasoning salt, garlic salt and pepper. I bet you could even throw in some bell pepper for some "added flair" if you'd like!


Red Potatoes – 4 to 6
1/3 of a white onion, finely chopped
1 – 2 Tbls olive oil
Water or chicken broth
Tony Chachere’s seasoning


Wash and cut the potatoes in quarters lengthwise. Cut quarters across into several smaller bite sized pieces. Depending upon the size of your potato – 4 or 5 pieces out of each quarter.

Heat a skillet that can be fitted with a lid. Add olive oil, cook onions for a few minutes until they are soft and translucent.
Add the potatoes to the skillet, sprinkle with the Tony’s. This seasoning is spicy and salty... so be careful not to add too much. Toss well to combine the onions with the potatoes and to coat the potatoes with the oil. Place lid on, skillet and cook over medium heat for several minutes. Remove lid every so often and toss the potatoes so that they brown – but don’t burn.

When the pan becomes dry add a little water or chicken broth. Replace lid and continue to cook until potatoes are completely done. Brown, golden and delicious!


Columbo said...

Delicious, marvelous, tasty!

Jennie said...


Fried potatoes AND Cajun spice.
Again, mmmm.

Tony Chachere's Creole Foods said...

Quick and easy, just the way we like it. Thanks for using our seasoning!

nolablossom said...

Sounds delicious! And I just bought a bag of red potatoes!! Tony Chachere's is always a good seasoning! Num num.

Donna-FFW said...

Sounds fantastic. I use the same seasoning both for potatoes and as a part of a salad dressing I make. Good stuff.

Related Posts with Thumbnails

Blog Archive