Papas Estilo Zamora. Spicy Potatoes!

Papas estilo Zamora. A simple potato recipe kicked up with a few Mexican salsas!
Course Antojitos, Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Servings


  • 4 medium red or white potatoes peeled
  • Chile Pasilla Powder see link
  • Chile de arbol Powder see link
  • Lime
  • Salt to taste

Jalapeño Salsa

  • 4 large jalapeños roughly chopped
  • Water just enough to cover jalapeños
  • Salt to taste


  • See link for preparing chile powders. Once you prepare those, move onto the next step.
  • Transfer peeled potatoes to a pot. Cover with water and cook at medium heat. When the come to a boil, reduce to a simmer. Continue cooking for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • While potatoes cook, transfer jalapeños to the blender. Add just enough water to cover the jalapeños. Season with salt to taste. Blend on high until very smooth. Pour into serving dish and set aside.
  • To serve, slice each potato and transfer to individual serving plates. Garnish with jalapeño salsa cruda, chile powders, salsa macha and fresh lime.