Japanese Style Potato Salad

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20

min

Preparation

20

min

Cook

Easy

Difficulty

2

Steps

11

Ingredients

A staple in any Japanese home, this easy-to-make potato salad is a definite crowd pleaser.

Let's start cooking!

Picked cucumbers, carrots and onions in bowl {step}Step 1 - Pickle vegetables

  • In a mixing bowl, add cucumbers, carrots and onions. Toss with 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp sugar, then set aside to pickle for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, drain, then set aside.
    Mix it up with diced ham for some meat, green peas for more color or even diced apple for a bit of a crunch!
Mash ingredients together with seasoning

Step 2 - Assemble potato salad

  • In a large bowl, add potatoes, pickled vegetables, eggs, mayo, and 1 tspwhite pepper. Mix well, gently mashing potatoes with a fork or potato masher, but leaving some large chunks behind. Set aside to cool, either on a counter or in the refrigerator.
    Use potatoes with a higher starch content for a creamy texture. These include russet and Idaho potatoes.

Garnish and serve!

Potato, picked vegetables, egg, mayo and seasoning on bowl

Serve cold in small side dishes, and garnish with ikura.

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