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Crispy Cajun Potato Wedges Recipe

Crispy Cajun Potato Wedges Recipe

A sprinkle of Cajun seasoning lends spunk to these hearty, cornflake-coated wedges. “My husband, Jim, and I love potatoes, so I’m always trying to come up with new, lower-fat recipes,” notes LaDonna Reed of Ponca City, Oklahoma.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons ranch salad dressing mix
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning, divided
  • 3/4 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 2 medium russet potatoes

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the milk, mayonnaise, dressing mix and 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning. In another shallow bowl, combine cornflakes and remaining Cajun seasoning. Cut each potato into eight wedges; dip in mayonnaise mixture, then coat with crumbs.
  • 2. Arrange in a single layer in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, turning once. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

8 potato wedges (prepared with reduced-fat mayonnaise) equals 444 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 2,173 mg sodium, 79 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.