Accordion Potatoes is a crunchy potato food that is currently going viral on social media like Tik Tok. These potatoes are cut in such a way, and fried so that the outside is crispy. It’s even delicious because it’s seasoned with butter, garlic powder, tasty and crunchy. Try it yourself with the recipe we will share later.
If you want to try these crispy potatoes or the Tik Tok potato trend, then of course you want to try Accordion Potatoes. The Accordion Potatoes skewers are very appetizing and delicious, I really like eating potatoes, in any form, whether fried, baked or made into a kind of dough that is rounded. However, if you like Accordion potatoes, there seems to be some complexity when you cut them.
These potatoes are cut on two different sides, resulting in chewy, hollow potato halves. Seeing this intricate pattern on your potatoes adds even more enjoyment.
Accordion Potatoes Recipe
Accordion Potatoes are a snack that is amazing in terms of its shape and the spices used make it even more delicious. Its impressive appearance makes many people want to try it, just looking at it is evocative and offers value and aesthetics. This adds enthusiasm to those who enjoy it and to those who make it.
The potatoes that are going viral on Tik Tok are indeed difficult to slice, sometimes you have to try cutting them several times to produce a unique and impressive cut.
Slicing Accordion Potatoes requires understanding the flow of slices back and forth, with a little practice, I’m sure you will be able to make your own Accordion Potatoes at home. What do you need to make these accordion potato skewers, let’s take a closer look.
What Do You Need To Make Accordion Potato Skewers?
Potatoes: to make this latest French fries recipe, you must have potatoes of course. So, prepare potatoes, whatever type it is doesn’t matter. You can even use sweet potatoes.
Garlic Butter Mixture: This onion concoction coats the potatoes and provides lots of flavor. If you want, you can use vegan butter, you can also replace the butter with olive oil so the dish is healthier.
Skewers: This is a base that can help you in cutting potatoes, this will make it easier for you to make rootstock patterns on potatoes. You can also bend, stretch and so on.
If you want your skewers to be stronger, then before using them on potatoes, first soak them in water for a few minutes or hours. This process can make the skewers stronger, not easily burned by the oven temperature..
How To Make Accordion Potatoes?
The first thing you have to do when you want to make Accordion Potatoes is to clean the potatoes thoroughly. Check out the following guide!
1. Peel the potatoes
Trim the ends of the potatoes, cutting them lengthwise into 1/4 or 3/8 inch slices, do not cut more than 1/3 inch. If the slices are large, they will be difficult to cut. It also won’t be crispy when baked or fried.
2. Place the potatoes horizontally
Place the skewers on both sides of the potatoes, using the skewers as a base so that the potatoes are not cut all the way through. Keep the lines close to each other so that you create an Accordion shape.
3. Turn the potatoes over and cut them diagonally (in the same way)
Now push the skewer through the potato, the method is to place the potato on a cutting board, hold it with your hand and slowly push the skewer through the potato. Gently stretch the potatoes by pulling them little by little until they are loose.
Store the potatoes that you have cut in cold water, this will prevent the potatoes from turning brown. It can also break down excess potato starch so that the potatoes become crispy, delicious when baked.
Now, take the potatoes and rub them with the garlic concoction on both sides.
For more detail, please check this image below.
How To Make Crispy Accordion Potatoes?
Making Accordion Potatoes has to be crunchy to make it tastier. The crunchiness can be addictive, but no one likes soggy, soggy potatoes. So, make crispy potatoes when you try making these Accordion Potatoes. So how do you make crispy potatoes? Check it out below.
After both sides of the skewered potatoes are coated with spices, now you move them to the oven. Preheat the oven at 400F for about 40 minutes, turning gently until half cooked. Depending on the thickness of the potatoes you slice, it may take 5 minutes or more for the Accordion Potatoes to crisp up.
When cooked, the edges of the potatoes will feel crispy, the middle will be golden brown.
How to Make Accordion Potatoes in the Air Fryer
Making accordion potatoes in an air fryer is the same as the method you learned above. That’s all, you have to adjust the temperature of your air fryer.
Set the Air Fryer temperature at 375°F, put the potatoes that are ready to cook in the air fryer, cook for about 156-17 minutes or until crispy.
Toppings For Your Accordion Potatoes
Accordion Potatoes will taste better if there is topping. What can be used as a topping for these potatoes?
Soy Sauce: Make a mixture of 3 tablespoons soy sauce, 3 tablespoons Sriracha, 1/2 teaspoon curry powder, and dip the potatoes in this soy sauce mixture.
Cheese: To add flavor, you can add cheddar cheese, or parmesan cheese, this will add to the taste.
Ranch Dressing: There are also those who dip their potatoes in ranch dressing, if you use ranch dressing, then use regular.
Can You Make These Accordion Potato Skewers Ahead?
Of course, if you want to make this dish in advance, then you can do so. Slice the potatoes as explained and cover with cold water in a bowl, if you want to extend the shelf life, just store them in the refrigerator, Accordion Potato will last 3 days in the refrigerator.
How To Store Leftover Potato Skewers?
If you have leftovers and want to enjoy them again a few days later, then you have to know how to store Accordion Potatoes properly. The way to store it is to put it in an airtight bag and then store it in the refrigerator, this will last for 2 days.
The way to reheat Accordion Potato is to use the oven, although you can use other methods, but this is the best. Preheat the oven to 350 F and put the potatoes in for 5 minutes or until crispy again. Usually the crunchiness will remain the same as when you first made it.