Skewered Potatoes

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Here's a unique way to prepare red potatoes. Cooking them in the microwave ensures they're tender inside, while grilling gives them a crisp outside. --Sarah Steinacher, Geneva, Nebraska

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds small red potatoes, quartered

  • cup cold water

  • ½ cup mayonnaise or salad dressing

  • ¼ cup dry white wine or chicken broth

  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  1. Place potatoes and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and cook on high for 10-15 minutes or until tender, stirring halfway through; drain. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Add potatoes; stir gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Drain, reserving marinade. Thread potatoes on metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over hot heat for 6-8 minutes or until potatoes are golden brown. Turn and brush occasionally with reserved marinade.

Tips

This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.