Prep time: 12 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2 people as snacks

Calories: 2556

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Indulgent spicy fried potatoes with butter and cheese, an easy recipe to eat anytime.


  • 500g potatoes, peeled and cut into ½” dice
  • 1 cup olive oil or other vegetable oil for frying Click here to buy Olive Oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter (or more!)
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili, ground
  • 2 green chilies, chopped fine (optional)
  • ¾ cup grated cheddar or other mild cheese (about 80 grams) Click here to buy Cheddar Cheese



  1.  Peel and dice potatoes and pat dry.
  2.  Heat oil in a 10” frying pan on medium heat.
  3.  Add potatoes to pan in a single layer.
  4.  In the meantime line a colander with two sheets of paper towels.
  5.  After 7 minutes gently turn over potatoes, they should be lightly browned on one side.
  6.  Allow potatoes to cook for 3 minutes more, then stir potatoes to allow even browning. Cook for 4 minutes until evenly golden. Remove potatoes from oil into colander.
  7.  In another frying pan, heat butter until melted, add garlic,  potatoes, salt, chili powder, and green chilies. Toss potatoes until they are evenly coated.
  8.  Add cheese to potatoes and keep stirring until cheese melts.
  9.  Remove from heat and eat immediately.


Critical Ingredients:

I like the flavour of green chilies, but you can use a fresh red chili or a jalapeno if you like. All the other ingredients are required!


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