​​Middle Eastern Skillet Potatoes (Recipe)

February 3, 2020

Middle Eastern Skillet Potatoes (Recipe)


✅ 6 medium-sized gold potatoes, peeled

✅ Water

✅ 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

✅ 2 garlic cloves, minced

✅ 2 tsp coriander seeds or a little more than 1 tsp ground coriander

✅ 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes, more for later

✅ 2 tsp ground turmeric

✅ 1 lime, juice of

✅ 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

✅ 1 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves

✅ 1 cup chopped fresh dill

✅ Salt and pepper


1️⃣ Peel the potatoes and place them in a large pot with enough water to cover them. Bring to a boil, and let them cook in the boiling water for 10 minutes or so. The potatoes should be cooked through but still firm.

2️⃣ Drain the potatoes and let them cool briefly. Cut the potatoes in smaller bite-size cubes or pieces.

3️⃣ Heat the olive oil in a cast-iron skillet on medium. Stir in the garlic, red pepper flakes and coriander seeds. Cook for 2-3 minutes then add the turmeric and the lime juice.

4️⃣ Toss in the potatoes, and mix well to coat. Add 1/2 of the fresh cilantro, parsley and fresh dill. Cook for 4 more minutes. Add salt and black pepper to your taste.

5️⃣ Remove from heat and top with more red pepper flakes and the remaining fresh herbs. You can serve this potato salad warm or at room temperature.


Recap Video

How to get started?

If you like the Mediterranean diet and want more recipes like this?

We do recommend getting our Essential Mediterranean Cookbook. It has a meal plan, grocery lists and over 200 recipes to help you get started.

You get it when you get the Mediterranean Meal Plan Project for FREE as a bonus

  • Have a healthy plan and reduce stress
  • Eat healthy everyday
  • Tasty recipes
  • Feel happier and energetic

Want over 200 Mediterranean recipes and meals that you can cook at home?

© {2020} The Mediterranean Eats. All rights Reserved | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer