Sticky potato wedges with sesame & lemon

Sticky potato wedges with sesame & lemon

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 1 hr, 10 mins


Serves 4
These homemade wedges flavoured with oregano, garlic, lemon and sesame are great served as a side dish or for dunking with dips

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal268
  • fat8g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs41g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre5g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.2g
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  • 1kg red-skinned potato, such as Desirée, skins left on and cut into wedges



    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tsp dried oregano



    Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…

  • 1 tsp garlic granules (we used Bart)



    Part of the lily, or alium, family, of which onions are also a member, garlic is one of the most…

  • juice 2 lemons



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 150ml vegetable or chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp sesame seed


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the wedges in a single layer in a roasting tin. Whisk together the olive oil, oregano, garlic granules, lemon juice and stock. Pour the liquid over the potatoes, ensuring they are well coated. Season and bake for 1 hr, stirring every 15 mins so they don’t stick to the tin.

  2. Add the sesame seeds, increase the heat to 220C/200C fan/gas 7, and bake for a further 10 mins.

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martin on food
16th Nov, 2017
Great recipe but be warned baked potatoes cook in 1hr 15 mins so keep a carefull eye on them as they will burn. I do recommend keeping them under foil for the first 20 mins to keep them moist and baste them often or they will turn to leather.
5th Mar, 2014
A tasty way to cook potatoes with their skins on a just that bit different. Use different herbs/spices to compliment different cuisines.
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