Grandma’s Classic Mojo Potatoes

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Growing up in the ’70s, I fondly remember the excitement of family nights when grandma made my favorite Mojo Potatoes and the air was filled with the irresistible aroma. These crispy delight, with its crunchy exterior and tender inside, became a favorite snack for me.

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Here’s a nostalgic take on the recipe:

Mojo Potatoes


  • 500-600g russet potatoes (cleaned, sliced, dried)
  • 25ml milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • Spices: 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp paprika, 3/4 tsp garlic powder, 1.75 tbsp onion powder, 1/4 tsp oregano, 1/2 tsp thyme, 1/4 tsp black pepper, 1/2 tsp cayenne


  1. Mix flour, cornstarch, and spices.
  2. Coat potato slices in egg and milk mixture.
  3. Dredge in the flour mixture.
  4. Fry until golden and crispy.


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice

Enjoy these potatoes as a perfect appetizer, evoking the joy of simpler times.