Barbeque Nation Style Cajun Potatoes

Barbeque Nation Cajun Potatoes
I had heard quite a bit about Barbeque Nation’s Cajun Potatoes. I finally got a chance to taste them in December last year. Ever since then this dish has been on my mind.

I made Cajun Potatoes this week using Jofy Abraham’s recipe. The taste was exactly the same as that of Barbeque Nation (why would I ever doubt Jofy? :)). I also have this on authority from me team mates at work who went ga-ga over it. The sad part was that they got just one potato each. I will make it up to them by making another batch.

What I loved about this recipe was that it was super simple, especially because I used readymade Thousand Island Dressing and Cajun Spice mix. As a result, it took me barely abut 30 minutes to make this delicious starter.

I look forward to making Cajun Potatoes more often now.

Before I forget, do visit Jofy’s blog Foodie Adam Cookie Eve (I just love the name!) for more delicious recipes. Her Thattukada Mutta Biriyani is next on my list.

How to Make Barbeque Nation Cajun Potatoes Recipe

Barbeque Nation Style Cajun Potatoes
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Barbeque Nation's Cajun Potatoes are quite a rage in India. Here is a super simple recipe to make this delicious starter.
Course: Starter
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Barbeque Nation Style Cajun Potatoes, Cajun Potatoes
Author: Aruna
  • 1/2 Kg Baby Potatoes
  • 1 Cup Thousand Island Dressing
  • 1 tbsp Cajun Spice Mix
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Pinch Pepper Powder
  • Salt to Taste
  • Oil for Frying
Making the Dip for the Cajun Potatoes
  1. Mix together the Thousand Island Dressing, Cajun Spice Mix, Pepper, and Salt.
  2. Set aside.
Preparing the Potatoes
  1. Scrub the baby potatoes to get rid of any dirt.
  2. Boil or pressure cook the baby potatoes (with skin) till just tender.
  3. Let the potatoes cool.
  4. Using a heavy spoon, squash each baby potato till the skin just splits.
  5. In a shallow pan, heat about 1/4 cup oil.
  6. Over medium heat, shallow fry the baby potatoes.
  7. Take out of the oil with a slotted spoon.
  8. Drain all excess oil.
  9. Lay the fried potatoes in a plate.You can either drizzle generous amount of sauce on each potato.
    Serve the dip separately.



    1. I am happy to hear that you loved the result, Garima. When I first tried it I was in such a hurry that I just bought Cajun spice mix. 🙂

      I will make the spice mix soon myself. Thank you again for letting me have feedback. 🙂

      Do let me know if there are any recipes you want me to try.

  1. A super fusion idea! I have not heard of Cajun potatoes but they sound fantastic. I know the feeling when you taste something at a restaurant and can’t wait to replicate it at home. But at times, I’ve got disappointed with my trials, and end up eating there another time to pick up the flavors I missed. 🙂 But that’s still worth it, right? Thank you for sharing at FF, Aruna.

    1. Absolutely….. sometimes you just hit the right notes suddenly.

      Like when I first made Dulche du Leche, I realised it tasted just the same as Dharwad peda.

  2. You are so happy that you enjoyed them.. and your next on list could be the quickest easiest yummy biriyani ever 🙂 can’t wait..much love to you dear

  3. It is really crazy when you have tasted something from a certain place and you can’t get them off your mind. This cajun potatoes look incredibly good! Yum! 😀

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