Jo Jo Potatoes

Jo Jo Potatoes


"These are great and you can change the combination of spices to a Mexican flavoring and serve with a nacho cheese dip."


50 m servings 431 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 431 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 23.6 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.7g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 670 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a shallow dish mix flour, garlic powder, lemon pepper, celery salt, onion powder and seasoning salt.
  2. Dip potato wedges in egg, then in spice mixture.
  3. Heat deep fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Place potatoes in hot oil, and fry until golden brown, about 5 to 7 minutes. Cook in batches to maintain oil temperature. Drain briefly on paper towels. Serve hot.


  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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  1. 43 Ratings


The seasoning is amazing, but read a lot complaints about the batter coating. I work at a gas station and we make our own jo jos. One trick that we use is not to use any milk, or eggs or anythin...

I guess my rating doesn't truly reflect this recipe as I tweaked it quite a bit...I didn't want to deep fry the potatoes so I substituted about 2 or 3 TBS Shake N Bake Southern Fried coating mix...

These turned out really good! They were crunchy with an excellent texture. I popped mine in the freezer for a few minutes before frying. The only adjustment I would make would be to omit the ...

I get the idea of these but they didn't turn out exactly as I had envisioned. They WERE tasty BUT after doing the first "batch" - the flour mix became chunky - which in turn was chunky on the 2n...

Like past reviewer, DREGINEK; I had a problem with the flour/spice mix becoming chunky. My first batch looked delicious and had some flavor but after that batch they went down hill. I do agree...

Very enjoyable. If you like your J0-Jo's a little more spicy, add a some black or red pepper. I made mine in a fry daddy for five minutes. To make Jo-Jo's more "tender" bake at 350F for 10 to...

These are great! I will make these all the time. They are sooo easy. I fried them in my deep frier. I always make more flour mixture than called for when frying things, I always seem to need...

These taste almost exactly like the jo jo potatoes that I used be able to get back home at convenience stores. I've always loved those! The mix was pretty gloppy, even on my first batch, so I ...

They were yummy. I used pepper in stead of lemon pepper and added some garlic salt and parsley. I fried them in vegetable oil in a frying pan in stead of in the deep fryer, they turned out gre...