(WSVN) - There’s nothing more delicious that some crispy fried potatoes — except maybe crispy fried potatoes with a little spice. That’s what’s cooking, as we grab a Bite with Belkys.

The Chef: Farid Lutfi
The Restaurant: Lira, Miami
The Dish: Batata Harra

250 grams baby potatoes (washed, boiled, cooled)
1/4 cup red pepper paste
1 tbsp chili flakes
3/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro (chiffonade)
1/2 tsp coriander powder
3/4 cup olive oil
1.5 tbsp garlic (minced)
1 tbsp salt

Method of Preparation:

  • After the potatoes are cooled, smash them with your hand, then fry them until golden and crispy.

For sauce:

  • Incorporate all other ingredients except cilantro and chili flakes.
  • Cook on low heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Allow to cool, then add cilantro and chili flakes.
  • Toss fried potatoes in sauce and serve.

Lira Beirut Eatery
2000 NW 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33127

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