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Sautéed Potatoes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Snack form the memory, Chinese style salt and pepper sautéed potatoes.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: potatoes
Servings: 3
Calories: 231 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 300 g waxy potatoes
  • 2 spring onions finely chopped
  • 1 coriander for garnishing
  • 3 tbsp. cooking oil ,divided (Note 2)
Spice mix
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. ground Sichuan peppercorn
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  1. Cut the potatoes into 4cm cubes.
  2. Place in a large pot with enough water. Cook for 5-7 minutes until soft. Slightly drain.
  3. While boiling the potatoes, heat around 1 teaspoon of salt over slow fire for 1 minute or until slightly browned. Add 1 tablespoon of ground Sichuan peppercorn and 1 tablespoon of ground cumin. Heat over slowest fire until aromatic. Transfer out to cool down.
  4. (optional but recommended) Add around 1 tablespoon of cooking oil to the bowl with cooked potato cubes. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  5. Add oil in a no-stick pan and spread the potatoes in. Let them stay for a while until the bottom is well browned and crispy. Turn over and fry the other sides for a while.
  6. Mix spices in, transfer out and garnish chopped spring onion and coriander.
  7. Serve hot!
Recipe Notes

You can also add some cumin or black pepper powder to make another flavor.

If you want a hot version, you can use chili oil to fry the potatoes

Nutrition Facts
Sautéed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 667mg 28%
Potassium 617mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 3.9%
Vitamin C 23.1%
Calcium 7.7%
Iron 26.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.