Chef Lou's Idaho Potatoes with Hot Bacon Sauce




Posted on November 6, 2010 at 6:08 AM

Updated Monday, Nov 22 at 8:32 PM

Chef Lou’s Idaho Potatoes with Hot Bacon Sauce

4 slices bacon
3/4 pound Idaho Potatoes (about 1 medium size)
Vegetable Oil
Salt & Pepper to taste
For Bacon Sauce
¼ cup red wine vinegar
6 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons chili sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard
½ cup chopped onions
Salt & Pepper, to taste
Cook bacon until crisp
Reserve 3 tablespoons drippings.
Crumble bacon. Set aside.
Wash potatoes. Pat dry.
Cut potatoes lengthwise into ¼ inch slices.
Layer the potatoes in a fan shape into a 12” X 8” X 2” baking pan.
Lightly coat potatoes with vegetable oil.
Sprinkle with salt & pepper.
Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for about 15-18 minutes until potatoes start to brown on edges.
Keep potatoes warm.
To make dressing, place reserved bacon drippings in a small saucepan.
Add olive oil and onions.
Cook briefly, for about a minute.
Whisk in remaining ingredients.
Remove potatoes from baking dish and transfer to a serving platter.
Pour sauce over potatoes.
Sprinkle with bacon bits.