Crispy Greek Lemon Smashed Potatoes

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Lemon Smashed Potatoes

Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min

The Lemon Smashed Potatoes recipe here is not only rich in lemon flavor but also tastes crispy. It makes you want to eat this more and more. If you’re going to have a perfectly crispy, lemony potatoes, make sure that you follow the instructions below.

How to cook Crispy Greek Lemon Smashed Potatoes

You can serve this crispy Greek Lemon Smashed Potatoes into six portions for only 30 minutes. This is easy and quick to make. Read the recipe thoroughly and follow the steps until the end to make some at your kitchen.


  • Six medium potatoes, you can use Yukon Gold or Carisma potatoes
  • 45 gr of melted butter or you may change with 30 gr olive oil
  • 30 gr of lemon juice
  • Two cloves garlic, crushed
  • Two teaspoons of dried oregano that is divided
  • Salt and pepper as the seasoning
  • Olive oil spray
  • A pinch of semolina


1Heat the oven over medium-high heat or around 200 celsius-degree (400 Fahrenheit-degree) to grill the potatoes. Then, prepare a large pot and fill with water that has been added with salt. Put the potatoes in it and turn on the heat until boil. Cover the pot and simmer for 30 until 35 minutes to get tender potatoes. Next, drain the potatoes from the remaining water.

2Take a large baking sheet or tray then give the survey with cooking oil spray. Next, assemble the boiled potatoes into the sheet or tray. Here, you need to flatten the potatoes with a potato masher slightly. Remember that the potatoes are not supposed to mash too hard. It can entirely mash the potato, just make it a bit flattened.

3In a small bowl, mix well the butter, garlic and lemon juice. Then put this on each potato and drizzle with oregano and season also with salt and pepper. Give a bit of oil spray, and if you use semolina, you may also add this on top of the potatoes mixture.

4The potatoes are ready to grill and what you have to do is to put the sheet into the oven and grill for around 15 minutes until the color turn quiet gold and the texture becomes crispy. After this, take the potatoes out of the oven, and they are ready to serve.

To serve this Crispy Greek Lemon Smashed Potatoes, you can add some components as the garnish. For instance, you can add dried oregano on top of the potatoes and also give additional salt and pepper as the seasoning to taste. Finally, you can enjoy your potatoes while they are hot with grilled chicken or salmon.

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