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Chinese Spicy Sour Potatoes

Chinese Spicy Sour Potatoes (30-min. Recipe)

Chinese Spicy Sour Potatoes. A delicious shredded potato dish with a spicy, salty, vinegar flavour. It's easy to make and great as a side dish. This easy recipe only takes 30 minutes to make
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 6 as a side
Calories 147 kcal


  • 4 russet potatoes peeled and cut into thin matchsticks
  • 1 red chilli sliced (omit if you prefer no spice)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 4 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • cup green onions sliced into 1 inch pieces


  • Slice your peeled yellow potatoes into thin shreds. Try to ensure they are of equal size. Soak the shred in cold water for a couple of minutes and strain.
  • In a large non-stick pan set over high heat, add avocado oil, garlic, and red chilli. Be prepared for a coughing fit as the chillies are spicy!
  • Add shredded potatoes and mix in with the aromatics.
  • Season with salt, soy sauce, sugar, and sesame oil. Mix well. Cook for 8 minutes.
  • Finally add in green onions and vinegar. Mix again and serve.
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Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 564mg | Potassium: 638mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg