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Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas
Recipe Date:
August 3, 2023
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Imperial (US)
A spanish tapas favorite of fried potatoes with a paprika sauce, pair with 2019 Tempranillo
  • 6 Russet Potatoes
  • 1/3 cup olive oil (not extra virgin)
  • 1/2 tbsp hot smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tbsps sweet smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsps flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • salt to taste

1. heat olive oil in a sauce pan over medium low heat, (carefull not to get oil to hot or it will become bitter)

2. once oil is hot, add both hot smoked paprika and sweet smoked paprika  and toast for 30 seconds while whisking to combine

3. add flour and whisk until raw flour smell is gone, about 1 min

4. add broth gradually while whisking constantly to avoid clumping

5. reduce to low heat and simmer for 5 min, stirring occasionally until sauce is thick, add salt to taste

6. peel and dice potatoes into bite-sized pieces

7. heat a pot of neutral flavored oil to 350 degrees farenheight

8. once oil is hot, fry potatoes in batches until halfway cooked, place potatoes on a paper towl lined rimmed baking sheet and let cool

9. once cooled, fry potatoes again until golden brown and toss in a bowl with salt to taste while it is still hot

10. plate potatoes and pour desired amount of bravas sauce over potatoes

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