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Thanda's Cajun New Potatoes

Recipe Information
Spicy little red potatoes

Thanda Louviere

Serves/Makes:12 people

  • 4 lbs (1.8 kg) of little red potatoes
  • 1 bag of crab boil
  • 1 large pot of boiling water
  • liberal dash of crushed red pepper
  • large 1 tbsp (15 ml) of butter
  • Cajun seasoning (Tony Chachere's or Zatarain's)
  • 1 large onion (peeled)
  • Clean potatoes.
  • Boil potatoes in large pot with crab boil and crushed red pepper until tender.
  • Drain potatoes.
  • Save 1/4 cup (60 ml) of crab boil water to saute' onion.
  • Peel and dice onion in medium pieces.
  • Saute' onion with butter and crab boil water until onion is brown and tender (not burnt).
  • Pour onion sauce onto potatoes and stir.
  • If potatoes are not seasoned enough to your taste, sprinkle cajun seasoning and crushed red pepper.
  • Stir and serve.
If you do not have crab boil, make your own seasoning. Simply add a large dose of crushed and ground red pepper, salt, and minced garlic to your water. Boil a cut up lemon with your potatoes to add zest.