Potato Stir-fry

potato stirfry recipe

Potato Stir-fry

This Potato Stir-fry is something different and delicious you can prepare this season. It uses potatoes in a way you never knew was possible.

Potato Stir-fry [Video]

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Potato Stir-fry Ingredients

  • 500g frozen potato chips
  • 5 fillets of chicken breast
  • Half each of:
    • green bell peppers
    • red bell peppers
    • yellow bell peppers
  • 1 red onion
  • Garlic and ginger (to your taste)
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon each of:
    • thyme
    • salt
    • onion powder
    • curry powder
    • white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons pepper sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • Sun flower oil (or vegetable oil) for frying

Notes on the Potato Stir-fry Ingredients

  1. If you do not have frozen potato chips, peel Irish Potatoes and cut into potato chips shapes (see video).
  2. It is best to use tasteless and odourless vegetable oils for this. So the vegetable oils sold in Nigeria is ok for this.
  3. Use any pepper sauce condiment. You can add any spicy pepper eg atarodo, habanero peppers, scotch bonnet peppers, cayenne peppers etc if you do not have pepper sauce.

Before you prepare Potato Stir-fry

  1. Cut the fillets of chicken breast into thin strips, put them in a bowl.
  2. Add all the seasonings: thyme, salt, onion powder, curry powder and white pepper, mix till everything is well combined then cover and set aside to marinate.
  3. If you are using Irish potatoes, peel and cut them into chips.
  4. Peel and grate the garlic and ginger.
  5. Slice the onions as shown in the video below.
  6. Deep fry the potato chips in oil.
  7. Cut the bell peppers into long slices.

Directions for making the Potato Stir-fry

  1. Pour a bit of sun flower oil into a frying pan or wok.
  2. When it heats up, fry the strips of chicken till pale, set them aside.
  3. Stir-fry the onions, garlic and ginger for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the bell peppers and fry for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the fried potato chips and mix everything very well.
  6. Add the pepper sauce and soy sauce, mix well and add more salt if necessary.

Serve with a chilled drink. Some people have prepared this recipe as a sauce and served with rice. If you want to do that, you may want to reduce the potatoes or even skip them altogether because you’ve got rice. Enjoy!