Cilantro and Garlic Potatoes


A yummy Lebanese way of serving potatoes. These cilantro potatoes go great with chicken or meat.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 quart oil for frying, or as needed

  • 4 large potatoes, cubed

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 2 cups chopped fresh cilantro

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon cumin

  • salt to taste


  1. Heat 1 quart oil in a deep fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Fry potatoes in hot oil until golden brown, about 8 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

  3. Meanwhile, heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add cilantro and garlic; cook and stir for about 5 minutes. Add drained potatoes, lemon juice, cumin, and salt; stir until well combined.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

250 Calories
12g Fat
33g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 250
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 17mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 41mg 204%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 847mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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