• If you think potatoes can’t get any better, you haven’t tried baby potatoes with crispy onions. This easy and delicious side is a great addition to the dinner table, and so easy to make. Why not try this dish with a tender rack of lamb?

    Recipe by Jacques Erasmus 

    Baby potatoes with crispy onions

    Serves: 6 - 8
    Cooking Time: 30 mins

    Ingredients

    • oil, for deep-frying
    • 2 onions, roughly chopped
    • 30ml (2 tbsp) flour
    • 2,5ml (½ tsp) cinnamon
    • 600g baby potatoes, peeled
    • 2,5ml (½ tsp) salt
    • 100g butter
    • 50g fresh chives, finely chopped

    Instructions

    1

    Heat the oil over low heat for deep-frying.

    2

    Toss the onions in the flour and cinnamon, and deep-fry until the onions are cooked and golden in colour. Drain and set aside.

    3

    Boil the potatoes in salted water until soft. Peel and toss with the butter and chives.

    4

    Heat the potatoes in the oven just before serving and sprinkle with the crispy onions.

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