My husband and I enjoy eating out at a Pacific Northwest well known restaurant called McMenamins. It’s easy to make the sauce up early in the day for later use! How weird. Your email address will not be published. http://www.everydaysouthwest.com/recipes/cajun-spiced-tater-tots/. Aww… that’s an adorable nickname – I love it! .it seems you can even take them to a gourmet level. To check to see if the oil is hot enough, submerge a chopstick or wooden spoon into the oil until it touches the bottom – little bubbles should fizz up. If you’re interested, I publish a newsletter 2 times per month (1st and 15th) with all the latest recipes, and other fun info. I was really surprised by Atlanta’s food scene – they’re doing some really spectacular stuff by reinventing classics and/or soul food. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. . (lol, yes I know I am lame) Cheers, Girlie! This sauce is blowing my mind. Devour Dinner | Designed by Devour Dinner. such lovely memories pass through my mind as i type this to you. Now I crave them all the time . Combine the Cajun season mixture with the butter/oil mixture. Pictured on the left is the Ranch/Sour cream dipping sauce, and the dish on the right contains bottled BBQ sauce (my hubby’s preferred sauce, straight out of the bottle). I NEED some tots, need need NEED!!! :-), A Tangy Delicious Dipping Sauce for French Fries, Tater Tots, or even to put on Burgers and so much more. Place them on a sheet pan and repeat with the remaining potato mixture. Spicy Cajun tater tots (fried OR baked), served with a seasoned Ranch/Sour Cream dipping sauce and BBQ sauce on the side, are the perfect appetizer to munch on at any dinner, get together or party! He LOVES tater tots and will be super excited when I make these for him. I’ll have you over for some tots , Fried potatoes are my jam. . But sometimes you just don’t have the time or energy, and I totally get that! Give it a try. If you love to dip your foods, then the Cowboy Dipping sauce is perfect for so many recipes. You’d be like a rock star! Cover, then refrigerate until ready to use. It’s everywhere and before I lived there, I wasn’t really even sure what it was! I appreciate it! Guess I’ll be making a big gallon jar of your sauce to pour over everything and anything we eat , Lol! The spices will stick to the oil remaining on the drained tots. If looking for appetizers similar to this one, you might also enjoy Crunchy Homemade Onion Rings , Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries or Crispy Homemade French Fries. First of all, how great to have enough property to have rescued pups! Combine mayo, sour cream and chipotles into a food processor or blender (I just rinsed out my mini food processor after I made the tater tots and re-used it.) Thank you JB! If this happens, immediately put a lid on pan and reduce heat till splattering stops, then uncover and return oil to cooking temp. It’s not every day you come across homemade tater tots. Cover, then refrigerate until … We like ’em, too! In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. That sauce sounds amazing and like I want to put it on everything! It wasn’t until we moved to Atlanta that I was re-introduced to them in a big way. Then store in an air-tight container or freezer bag. They come out beautifully. That dipping sauce sounds just sublime! Frozen tater tots are carefully deep fried in a basket in a pan half full of hot oil (375 degrees). OPTION #1 - Deep Fried (this is the method I used): Amount Per Serving (1 serving + Ranch dipping sauce (1/4 of total)). Spicy and umami rich gochujang (a Korean chili paste), sweet honey, tangy lime, and creamy mayo just to name just a few of the ingredients, all thrown into a food processor and pureed – it’s well balanced and makes a perfect dipping sauce for these crispy little gems. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Thanks, Beeta! My favourite thing about reading other blogs is finding out about regional food. xxoo. Cheesy Tater Tot Casserole With a Blast onion, lean ground beef, mushrooms, garlic, milk, pepper, salt and 7 more Tater Tot Supreme with Nacho Cheese Sauce The Girls on Bloor sharp cheddar cheese, green onions, onion powder, jalapeño, ground turkey and 14 more Making fresh is ALWAYS the best. The simply potato hash browns aren’t frozen…That’s the beauty…no built up liquid to worry about…, Oh, wow! You are welcome to write about my recipe in your own words; however, please re-write the recipe and instructions and link back to Hapa Nom Nom as the original source. Garlic Tater Tots with Spicy Asian Dipping Sauce. Preheat your oven to 425° F.  Melt 3 Tablespoons butter with 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil.