Garth McColgan suggests a fun family meal with a Mediterranean flavour!


  • papas arrugadas – salted baby potatoes
  • 70 g sea salt
  • 1.5 l water
  • bag baby potatoes
  • mojo sauce
  • 4 tblsp parsley (roughly chopped)
  • 3 tblsp coriander (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tblsp lemon juice
  • 1 tblsp lemon zest
  • 1 tblsp paprika
  • 3 tblsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tblsp shallot (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tblsp green of scallion (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tblsp black pepper
  • pinch of salt
  • sobrasada – chorizo pâté
  • 20 ml balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tblsp paprika
  • 200 g chorizo
  • 100 g butter
  • prawns pil pil – chilli prawns in olive oil
  • 350 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tbs salt
  • 1 lemon (juice and zest)
  • 1 tblsp chilli flakes
  • 2 tblsp parsley (finely chopped)
  • 8 cloves of garlic (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tubs of king prawns (cooked)


  • Papas Arrugadas: Put all the ingredients in a saucepan, bring the potatoes to the boil then simmer for 25 minutes. Strain and cook in a hot oven for a further 10 minutes. Serve in a dish, with Mojo Sauce.
  • Mojo Sauce
  • Put paprika and oil in a bowl and microwave for 10 minutes. Put all ingredients in a processor and blend.
  • Sobrasada – Chorizo Pâté: Put paprika, vinegar and chorizo in a processor and blend. Add butter and blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl. Chill for 1 hour, serve with crusty bread.
  • Prawns Pil Pil – Chilli Prawns in Olive Oil: Put all ingredients (apart from the prawns and parsley) in a pan and heat gently for 20 minutes. Add prawns, with 1 tbs of their liquid, and heat through. Serve with warm ciabatta. Top with parsley and a quick squeeze of lemon juice.


Created by Garth McColgan for Aldi.

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