Chilli / Chili Sour Cream Potatoes

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Total Time
10 mins
50 mins

We live in a caravan, on the road, permanently travelling around Australia. I’m always trying to develop tasty, simple dishes from what’s on hand. Russ really loved this one last night. Cooking in the bacon fat made them really tasty and is a lot healthier than some of the oils on the market (or so I have been told by others here).

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  1. Dice the bacon.
  2. Cook bacon fat and rind until fat runs then remove and discard, or heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.
  3. Cook the bacon, onion, chili and garlic gently for about 5 minutes or until the onion is softened.
  4. Add the chili powder and cook a minute or so more.
  5. Add the potato pieces and stir gently.
  6. Turn the heat to low and cover with a lid.
  7. Cook for about 45 minutes shaking the pan occasionally.
  8. When the potatoes are very tender, remove from the heat, season well and stir the sour cream through gently. Serve.