Red Potato Skewers Recipe
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Red Potato Skewers Recipe

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As a busy mother of three boys, I love to find good grilling recipes that my husband can use. A seasoned mayonnaise mixture keeps these quartered potatoes moist and heavenly. —Dawn Finch, Prosser, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds red potatoes (about 6 medium), quartered
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with reduced-sodium chicken broth and reduced-fat mayonnaise) equals 167 calories, 7 g fat (0 saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes and water in an ungreased microwave-safe 2-qt. dish. Cover and microwave on high for 10-12 minutes or until almost tender, stirring once; drain. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; add potatoes. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Drain, reserving mayonnaise mixture. On six metal or soaked wooden skewers, thread potatoes.
  3. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 4 minutes on each side, brushing occasionally with reserved mayonnaise mixture or until potatoes are tender and golden brown. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Red Potato Skewers in Quick Cooking September/October 1999, p9

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with reduced-sodium chicken broth and reduced-fat mayonnaise) equals 167 calories, 7 g fat (0 saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2014

We enjoyed the potato skewers. The mayo mixture gave them a great taste and putting them on the grill gave them a nice crispness!

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Reviewed May. 6, 2013

I used garlic powder instead of salt and half olive oil and half mayo, added oregano and cayenne pepper. Used my oven broiler with the skewers so it made them easy to flip over and brown perfectly. They turned out great!

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2011

These were pretty tasty. We had a change of plans, so I ended up just sauteing them. It worked well. They also warmed up quite nicely and we enjoyed them for dinner two nights later.

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Reviewed Mar. 3, 2010

These are awesome! My family asks me for these year round.

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