Moroccan Spicy Fried Potatoes

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 5

    • Difficulty


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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

  • About

Consider this an alternative to couscous when you’re having Moroccan food. The seasonings are inspired by a North African potato salad. I think this amount of heat works harmoniously with the mild potato flavor.


  • 2 pounds new potatoes
  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil



Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Rub the potatoes with 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil in a baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and