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Recipe

Fried potato sticks with salsa

Share the taste-bud love with these fried potato sticks, covered in herbs and complemented with a spicy tomato salsa.

  • 1 hr preparation
  • 40 mins cooking
  • Makes 30
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Ingredients

Fried potato sticks with salsa
  • 1/2 quantity basic choux pastry
  • 1 cup mashed potato
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
  • oil, for deep-frying
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 finely chopped small onion
  • 1 clove, crushed garlic
  • 4 chopped vine ripened tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped

Method

Fried potato sticks with salsa
  • 1
    Prepare basic choux recipe. Add potato and parsley at final stage.
  • 2
    To make the salsa, heat oil in saucepan on high. Saute onion and garlic 1-2 minutes. Add tomatoes and paste. Simmer 4-5 minutes until tender. Stir olives and parsley through.
  • 3
    Transfer choux mixture to piping bag with 2cm fluted piping tube.
  • 4
    Heat oil in frying pan until a bread cube sizzles as soon as added. Pipe 10cm lengths into oil in batches. Cook 3-4 minutes, turning, until golden. Drain. Serve with salsa.

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