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Grilled Potato Wedges

Grilled Potato Wedges are an easy and delicious side to make on the grill. Deliciously seasoned and cooked in a foil packet for easy clean up and makes a great addition to any meal.

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Pan of roasted potato wedges.

Cooking an entire meal on the grill is great for busy weeknights. We love serving these foil packet potatoes with everything from burgers to pork chops and steaks.

Why You’ll Love these Grilled Potato Wedges

  • An easy side dish that can be made on the grill or baked in the oven.
  • The potatoes steam inside the foil packet for tender potatoes that have a fluffy texture and delicious flavor. Plus the foil packet makes for the easiest clean up!
  • The best part is these grilled potatoes in foil is that they can be made ahead or prepped in advance making them perfect for cookouts, camping and busy weeknight meals.

Ingredients for Potato Wedges

  • Russet Potatoes – You can also use yukon gold potatoes, red potatoes or baby potatoes
  • Olive Oil
  • Garlic and Onion Rub
  • Kosher Salt
  • Fresh Parsley for garnish, optional

Step-by-Step Instructions for Potatoes on the Grill in Foil

Bowl of potato wedges with seasonings.
  1. Scrub potatoes and dry completely.
  2. Slice into wedges and place in a mixing bowl.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with garlic and rub and salt, toss to coat.
Potato wedges on aluminum foil.
  1. Make the Foil Packet: Use a large piece of heavy duty aluminum foil, about 30 inches long.
  2. Place seasoned potato wedges in a single layer down the center.
Foil packet filled with potatoes for grilling
  1. Fold foil into a sealed packet.
  2. Cook over indirect heat with about a 350° fire for 45 minutes to one hour.
  3. Remove from grill and carefully open the packet, it will steam.
  4. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.
Potato wedges on a platter, bowls of dipping sauces.

More Topping Ideas for Potato Wedges

How to Store and Reheat

  • Store leftover potato wedges in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Reheat potatoes in a skillet with olive oil over medium heat. Turn to warm on both sides. 

 More Easy Side Dishes to Make on the Grill

  • Grilled Mushrooms for a quick side dish that goes great with steaks or pork chops.
  • Smoked Mac and Cheese is always a favorite with everyone who tries it and the crispy bacon makes it irresistible.
  • Jalapeno Hashbrown Casserole is one of the best potato casseroles to make on the grill and is great for every day dinners, cookouts or the holidays.
Platter of potato wedges.

Add these potato wedges in foil on the grill to your next meal for a delicious side dish that everyone will love.

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Grilled Potato Wedges

Easy foil packet potatoes with olive oil and dry rub seasonings made on the grill. Great with any grilled dinner.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: foil packet potatoes, grilled potatoes, potato wedges
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 306kcal
Author: Milisa


  • 2 pounds russet potatoes
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup Garlic & Onion Rub
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley for garnish optional


  • Wash potatoes and dry well. 
  • Slice potatoes into wedges and place in a large bowl.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and season with dry rub and salt. Toss potatoes to coat well. 
  • Pour potatoes down the center of a large piece of aluminum foil.
  • Fold foil around potatoes creating a sealed packet. 
  • Cook potato packet over indirect heat with about 350° fire for 45 minutes to one hour.
  • Remove from the grill to a sheet pan. Carefully open packet, it will steam. 
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and serve immediately.


  • Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container up to 4 days.
  • Reheat in olive oil over medium heat in a skillet. Turn to warm both sides.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g | Sodium: 374mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g


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