Simple finger food inspired by the famous potato skins with tasty topping. Chorizo and jalapeño flavours, sour cream with cumin and lime garnish.


For some less spicy appetizers, choose a mild chorizo or salami, or cooked bacon. You can also replace the jalapeños with some diced red peppers.

15 mins
18 mins


  • Slotted spatula
  • Baking sheet
  • Small bowl


  • 1 package Microwave Ready Little Potatoes, any flavor
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups mozzarella, grated
  • 1/2 cup dry chorizo, cubed
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped

Sour Cream:

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • (To taste) salt and pepper


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 450 °F and place the grill in the center.

  • Step 2

    Heat the container of potatoes for five minutes in the microwave. Open the container, sprinkle in the seasoning pack, and stir.

  • Step 3

    Using a spatula, gently press down on each potato so that it is flattened into rounds.

  • Step 4

    Brush a cooking tray with vegetable oil, and place the flattened potato rounds on it.

  • Step 5

    Cook in the oven for 10 minutes.

  • Step 6

    In a small bowl, mix all the sour cream ingredients and set aside.

  • Step 7

    Garnish the potatoes with mozzarella, chorizo and jalapeños, then finish them under the grill for 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Step 8

    Garnish each potato round with the sour cream, and serve.