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!
- 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
Peel potatoes and chop into 3/4-inch cubes.
Place potatoes in a large pot and cover with cold water, about 1 inch above the potatoes.
Set burner to high and bring water to a boil.
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.
Once a rolling boil is reached, reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are fork tender. (approx. 8 minutes)
Drain potatoes and move to a large mixing bowl.
Add salt and vinegar and combine gently with a rubber spatula/bowl scraper.
Allow to cool slightly, letting the potatoes sit for around 15 minutes.
Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, and sriracha chili sauce in a small bowl.
Once the potatoes have cooled a bit, fold in using the rubber spatula …