Micro-Grilled Potato Skewers

Author: Canadian Living

Cooking the potatoes in the microwave makes for faster grilling later. Or you can cook them in a pot of boiling salted water until tender, about 10 minutes.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2003

Ingredients

  • 8 small red potatoes (about 1 lb/500 g)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Method

Scrub potatoes and cut in half; place in microwaveable dish. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp (25 mL) water; cover and microwave at High until tender, about 8 minutes. Sprinkle with basil, oil, salt and pepper; stir to coat.

Thread potatoes onto skewers. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning occasionally, until crisp and golden, about 10 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 293 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 113.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 19 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 17.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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