Crispy Potatoes with Chorizo and Garlic

The perfect tapas-style dish, these crispy potatoes are infused with the Mediterranean flavours of chorizo sausage, lemon and garlic. Can be enjoyed on its own or as a side with some pan-fried chicken.


Serves 4-6

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  • 1 chorizo sausage, cubed
  • 1kg potatoes, diced into approximately 1.5cm sized cubes
  • 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • olive oil, for frying
  • lemon juice, for serving
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • handful fresh parsley, chopped, to serve


Fry the chorizo in a large, hot frying pan in a splash of olive oil until golden brown and crisp.

Remove from the pan and set aside.

Add the potatoes and cook until crisp, golden and cooked through, approximately 15 minutes.

Add the garlic and chorizo back to the pan and cook for another minute.

Season to taste and add a squeeze of lemon juice then add the parsley.

Serve immediately with extra lemon wedges.

Recipe and images courtesy of Alida Ryder.