Wrinkled Potatoes (Papas Arrugadas)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Bev I Am

These rather dry little potatoes are served with almost every meal on the Canary Islands. They use a small potao with a light brown skin, but unless you have access to a specially market, use golf-ball size red or white new potatoes. Large grained sea salt is the secret. Serve with Mojo Rojo or Mojo Verde ( see recipes I've posted). Very simple recipe for beginner cook. From Eating Well.

Top Review by rosslare

Strong 4 stars for these salty crustied potatoes. Good side or tapas. Must have mojo rojo or mojo verde alongside if tapasing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place potatoes in a large sauce pan and add just enough water so potatoes are not completely covered.
  2. Add salt and bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and cook at a lively simmer until potatoes are tender, 20-30 minutes.
  4. Drain.
  5. Return the potatoes to the saucepan and place over low heat.
  6. Shake the pan until a light crust forms on the potatoes, about 1 minute.

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