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Red Pepper Crusted Grilled New Potatoes

Course Potato
Servings 4


  • olive oil for coating
  • 24  small new potatoes
  • tablespoons sweet paprika
  • 1/2  teaspoon cayenne pepper or hot pepper to taste
  • tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons salt


  • Prepare a charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat and oil the grill rack. 
  • If potatoes are very small, use grill basket or skewers
  • Add potatoes to boiling water; cook about 5-7 minutes--not completely tender. DO NOT OVERCOOK.
  • Drain and pat dry
  • Put potatoes in large bowl; coat with oil
  • In small bowl, mix together paprika, cayenne, garlic powder and salt; add to potatoes; toss until well coated
  • Grill directly over medium-high heat, turning often, until nicely browned and tender--10-20 minutes. Serve immediately