77GREATFOOD Recipes BEST BACON SRIRACHA POTATO SALAD

BEST BACON SRIRACHA POTATO SALAD


Spice up your Spring and Summer barbecues, picnics, and parties with this zesty Bacon Sriracha Potato Salad! This feisty side dish is loaded with flavor!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 lbs red potatoes
  • 3-4 slices of bacon
  • 2.5 TBSP white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup quality mayo (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1.5 TBSP Sriracha plus extra to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • paprika to taste

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Peel potatoes and chop into 3/4-inch cubes.
  2. Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with cold water, about 1 inch above the potatoes.
  3. Set burner to high and bring water to a boil.
  4. While you wait, line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and top with 3-4 slices of bacon. Set oven to 400 degrees F and place the baking sheet inside (no need to pre-heat) on the center rack. Bake for 20 minutes until crispy and golden. Alternatively you can fry the bacon if you prefer.
  5. Once a rolling boil is reached, reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are fork tender. (approx. 8 minutes)
  6. Drain potatoes and move to a large mixing bowl.
  7. Add salt and vinegar and combine gently with a rubber spatula/bowl scraper.
  8. Allow to cool slightly, letting the potatoes sit for around 15 minutes.
  9. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, and sriracha chili sauce in a small bowl.
  10. Once the potatoes have cooled a bit, fold in using the rubber spatula …

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