Canarian potatoes (Tenerife) (papas arugardas)

Canarian potatoes (Tenerife) (papas arugardas)


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About this recipe: Salted small potatoes that are served throughout Tenerife. They are great on their own or served with mojo sauce. They can also be served with any main dish.

21iain21 East Lothian, Scotland, UK

Serves: 4 

  • small potatoes in their jackets
  • 2 tablespoons sea salt

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Use only small potatoes and wash them thoroughly.
  2. Place potatoes in a pot. Cover with water and add 2 tablespoons of sea salt. Boil for about 20 minutes until tender.
  3. Pour off most of the water and return to heat. Keep moving the potatoes around as the water evaporates. You will see the salt appear on the potatoes. Magic!

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Reviews (3)


If you shut your eyes you ARE back in Tenerife when you munch on these! Divine just before serving I added a teaspoon of olive oil and stirred! - 14 Jul 2014


Tried these after returning from Tenerife. As nice if not nicer than eaten in restaurants. - 13 Apr 2015


Got bored with chips then remembered Canarian potatoes and this short but specific recipe helped and then I was back in Gran Canaria. - 15 Jun 2016

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