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Jerk Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Cilantro Dipping Sauce + GIVEAWAY {closed}

I have a confession to make: I hate eating finger-foods. Or, I should say that I hate to eat them with my fingers. To me it is messy and unnecessary. Call me a prude, but I would rather eat fork-foods. Or would that just be called… food?

For those who love finger-foods, this is the perfect entertaining staple. The slight nuttiness of the jerk seasoning compliments the natural and subtle flavours of the potatoes. The accompanying cilantro sauce- with just enough heat and lime juice peeking through- marries beautifully. Together they offer both the creamy and savory side that makes for a favourite party snack or side dish. Flavourful enough for guests, but simple enough for a weekday dinner.

I think the fingerling varietal are the best potato for roasting, because their low starch content allows them to keep their shape and get nice and crispy in the oven. What’s even better? They’re already in bite-size pieces just asking for you to dive in with your fingers (or fork)!

Curious to try the other fantastic potato varietals the Little Potato Company has to offer? Leave a comment saying how you would eat your fingerlings and you will be entered to win a month’s supply of potatoes! The person with the best sounding dish will win! {NOW CLOSED: WINNER IS LAURA M.! CONGRATULATIONS!}


Jerk Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Cilantro Dipping Sauce


(Jerk Roasted Fingerling Potatoes)

  • 1.5 lbs Little Potato Company Fingerling Potatoes, sliced in half length-wise
  • 500g mushrooms, washed and sliced in half (optional)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp jerk seasoning

(Cilantro Dipping Sauce)

  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 green tomatillo, boiled until soft
  • 1 tsp hot sauce (or to taste)
  • salt and pepper to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 375F and toss the potatoes, mushrooms, olive oil and jerk seasoning together in a large bowl. Spread everything out on a baking sheet and roast for 20-30 minutes, turning ever ten minutes or so, until golden brown and cooked through.
  2. Meanwhile, add all ingredients for the sauce in a blender and mix until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.

Serve the potatoes straight from the oven, and serve the dipping sauce room temperature or cold.
This dish makes for a great finger food for dipping; otherwise, serve the sauce on the side if you are serving it as a side dish.

Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by The Little Potato Company. Please note all recipes, opinions, and wording are entirely my own.