Steam-Baked Chipotle Lime Potatoes with Pancetta

Bryant Kryck
Bryant Kryck
August 23, 2021
These delicious potatoes are packed with flavor and just enough citrus and spice to go well with any main course. The steam in the Anova Precision Oven helps to evenly cook the potatoes and speed up the cooking time.
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Steam-Baked Chipotle Lime Potatoes with Pancetta
5 (3)
1 Tbsp
canola oil
4 oz
diced pancetta
1 cup
finely diced yellow onion
2 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 (3.5-ounce) can
chipotles in adobo
Juice of 1 lime, plus the zest of 1/2 the lime, divided, and lime wedges, for serving
2 lb
tri-color baby potatoes
4 tsp
extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh thyme
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh rosemary, plus more for serving
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Fresh cilantro, for serving

1. Preheat Oven

Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 50%
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Rear

2. Cook Aromatics and Pancetta

Heat the canola oil in a medium saucepan over low heat. When the oil is shimmering add the pancetta, onions, and garlic. Cook, stirring, until the onion is translucent, 7 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat.
Cook Aromatics and Pancetta

3. Blend Chipotle and Lime

Combine the chipotles, with their sauce, and the lime juice in a small food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.
Blend Chipotle and Lime

4. Season Potatoes

Combine the potatoes, olive oil, thyme, rosemary, and half of the lime zest with the onion-pancetta mixture and the chipotle-lime mixture in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir until well combined.
Season Potatoes

5. Transfer to Pan

Spray a rimmed sheet pan with nonstick oil spray. Add the potatoes, and space them out in an even layer. Leave space between the potatoes if possible.
Transfer to Pan

6. Cook

Transfer to the oven and cook, stirring halfway through, until the potatoes are tender, 30 to 40 minutes. (Cooking time depends on the size of the potatoes.) When a fork or toothpick can easily insert into the potatoes, they are finished. Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 50%
Temp: 350°F
Heat: Rear
00:40 Timer

7. Plate, Garnish, and Serve

Transfer potatoes to a serving dish. Garnish with cilantro, rosemary, little lime wedges, and the remaining lime zest. Serve and enjoy.
Plate, Garnish, and Serve
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