Mini harissa potato and chorizo skewers with lemon mayo

Skill level
Preparation Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
35 minutes
Serves 12
Main meal

These delicious potato and chorizo skewers are the perfect option for a starter or main course.

Coated in harissa paste and topped with a cool lemon mayonnaise, this recipe is as satisfying as it sounds.


  • 8 New / Baby potatoes, sliced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp harissa paste
  • 100g cooking chorizo, cut into 12 slices
  • 1/2 red pepper, deseeded and cut into 6 pieces
  • 1/2 yellow pepper, deseeded and cut into 6 pieces

For the lemon mayo

  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 heaped tbsp crème fraîche
  • Juice and zest 1 lemon
  • 1 garlic clove, grated


  1. 1Preheat the oven to 200ºC / Fan 180ºC / Gas 6. Soak 6 bamboo skewers in water.
  2. 2Toss the potatoes in the olive oil and the harissa paste. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Add the peppers and toss together, then bake for another 10 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  3. 3Remove from the oven and set aside until cool enough to handle, or cool completely until ready to serve.
  4. 4When you are ready to serve, preheat the oven to 200ºC / Fan 180ºC / Gas 6.
  5. 5Carefully cut the wooden skewers in half. Thread each skewer with a piece of potato, pepper, chorizo and another piece of potato. Repeat with the rest of the ingredients until you have 12 mini skewers.
  6. 6Place on a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 10 minutes, or until the chorizo is cooked through.
  7. 7To make the lemon mayo, mix all of the ingredients together and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.