Patatas Bravas with Aioli

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Patatas Bravas with Aioli

This classical potato dish is served throughout Spain—it could be
their most popular appetizer. The potatoes are paired with a smooth
dipping sauce—the combination is comforting, flavorful, and simple at
the same time.

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  • 4Servings



  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Canola oil for frying
  • 3 medium baking potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt



1. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, paprika, and garlic powder. Set aside.


1. Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. 

2. Add potatoes in a single layer, and fry, turning until golden on all sides, about 15 to 20 minutes. 

3. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with salt. Serve with Aioli.

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