Fried Potato Salad is the most unique way to serve a picnic dish. They may be kept chilled and accompanied by a tossed salad or chilled soup. Perfect with burgers or steaks.
Fried Potato Salad

Fried Potato Salad
Recipe type: Salads
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
  • 3 pounds Russet potatoes, peeled, 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 Tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 3/4 Cup cornichon, sliced
  • 2 1/2 Cups sweet onion, medium dice
  • 2 1/2 Cups celery, medium dice
  • 1 1/4 Cups mayonnaise
  • 3/4 Cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 Cup Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper, ground
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten, medium
  • 2 Tablespoons whole milk
  • flour, as needed
  • 2 Cups instant potato flakes
  1. Place potatoes and salt in a large pot with cold water. Bring to a boil; cook until just tender, drain and cool.
  2. Transfer to a bowl, toss with cornichon, onion, celery, mayonnaise, buttermilk, parsley and pepper. Taste for seasoning, adding salt and pepper as necessary.
  3. Form potato mixture into cakes with a 3-inch mold; chill overnight.
  4. Mix eggs and milk together. Coat cakes with flour, egg mixture and potato flakes. Deep fry to order until crispy.
  5. Serve accompanied by a tossed salad or chilled soup.


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