Moroccan Grilled Potato Skewers

Take a walk on the spicy side and try our Potato Skewers!

Moroccan Grilled Potato Skewers

Moroccan Grilled Potato Skewers

By Laura Engel
Published: July 10, 2013

  • Yield: 6 Servings

Potatoes take a walk on the spicy side in the bold yet light side dish. It’s seasoned with a flavor-packed charmoula (pesto-like sauce), grilled and sprinkled with a Moroccan spice blend. Add some chicken or lean beef for a complete kabob-style dinner. If requiring a gluten-free recipe, check the label of the indicated (*) recipe ingredients to ensure they are gluten-free.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Simmer potatoes until tender, drain and toss with charmoula. Cool. Thread one cube of each kind of potato onto each of 6 skewers, alternating with 1 bay leaf, 1 piece lemon rind and 1 olive.
  2. Grill skewers over gas or charcoal grill, turning to form grill marks on each side. Sprinkle with Moroccan spice blend.
  3. *To make Charmoula, in blender, purée 3/4 cup cilantro leaves, 3/4 cup parsley leaves, 1/2 cup lemon juice, 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar, 6 cloves garlic, 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, 1 1/ 2 teaspoons paprika, 3/8 teaspoon ground cumin and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper. (Yield: 3/4 cup)
  4. ** Use a good quality store-bought Moroccan spice blend.