THE KEY IS TO HAVE CRISPY BACON
Instant Pot Bacon Chorizo Potato Salad In 2022
This Classic Potato Salad with Bacon and Chorizo is just perfect for all of your summer barbecues, picnics, and cookouts! It’s creamy, tangy. We added a little Nando’s sauce in our dressing to add a little bit of spice.
How To Make a Potato Salad with Bacon?
The key is to have crispy bacon.
How To Make a Potato Salad with Bacon?
Are you catering for a large group the see how to calculate exactly how much potato salad per person or for 100 people?
Also when cooking for lots of folks – see how to make potato salad in advance.
You can add a little store bagged lettuce to make this dish pop with color.
You can also store cooked bacon and use it to make potato salad.
First start by setting the instant pot to “hot” saute and brown off the chorizo.
Next put in the crispy bacon and stir for a further 1 minute. If the instant pot bowl spins when you stir, hold the top with a paper towel or similar, as you see in the photo above.
Next, finely dice your herbs – we are using parsley and chives. But you can also add your favorite other herbs if you have them.
See our step by step guide and video.
We used a mayo base, some hot sauce, honey and seasoned with salt and pepper to make our potato salad dressing. Do not forget to taste for the correct seasoning level before you put on the salad.
Now sprinkle your herbs on the top. You are now ready for the final mixing.
Now mix all the ingredients together gently and you are ready to serve.
Bacon Potato Salad
- 1 pound baby or new potatoes
- 1/4 pound chorizo
- 1/4 pound bacon
- 1/2 cup parsley
- 1/4 cup chives
- 2 tablespoons of your favorite mayo
- 1 teaspoon of hot sauce optional
- 1/2 teaspoon honey
- 1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste
- Cook the potatoes – see our recipe here
- Cook the bacon nice and crispy – see our recipe here
- Slice the chorizo
- Dice the chives and parsley
- Turn the instant pot to hot saute and cook the chorizo for about 3-4 minutes
- Add the bacon (break into smaller pieces first) and cook for a further minute
- Make the salad dressing by stirring together mayo, hot sauce (optional) and honey
- Drizzle the salad dressing over the potatoes
- Sprinkle the herbs over the potatoes
- Stir gently to mix all together
- You are ready to serve
What kind of potatoes to use for a potato Salad?
I used “baby” or “petite” Yukon golds. You don’t need to peel them, and they’re perfect for potato salad. However we did peel them and we also made some herb and garlic butter for another dish. You can certainly use a different variety of potatoes and just cut them into bite-size pieces. I do recommend not using Russets as they can fall apart (not good for any potato salad).
How Do I make a healthy potato salad?
If you’re looking to have a health-filled potato salad, swap the mayo with plain 0% Greek yogurt. Also, use no fat on the bacon and all fresh herbs and spices!
Mayonnaise or Salad Dressing for Potato Salad?
Mayonnaise is what I prefer it is not as sweet as a salad dressing like Miracle Whip has sweetness already added to it.
What kind of bacon do I use for potato salad with bacon?
The answer is to use the one you love. I recommend hickory smoked bacon that I use the foolproof method to make crispy
How does Paula Deen make potato salad?
- medium red potatoes (skins left on and washed thoroughly)
- 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh parsley.
- 1⁄4 cup green onion (tops only)
- stalks celery, diced.
- hard-boiled eggs, chopped.
- 1⁄4 cup chopped green bell pepper.
- 1⁄4 cup diced pimento (optional)
- teaspoon lemon pepper.
Should I peel potatoes before boiling for potato salad
No, but you should wash the potatoes first – the choice is yours to keep the skins on or peel them off.
Why does my potato salad get watery
A watery potato salad usually comes from mixing the potatoes while they are too hot. Do not forget to drain the potatoes and even pat dry with a paper towel Or sometimes the ingredients used in your potato salad have too much liquid in them.
How do you make potato salad from scratch
- Cook The Bacon
- Cook The Potato
- Make The Dressing
- Mix Together
Bacon potato salad kenny rogers recipe
Add in more chives and sour cream and make it quite wet
What is your favorite food to eat with bacon – potatoes is my favorite.
What is a good recipe to use up ‘lots’ of bacon – make a big batch of potato salad with heaps of bacon
Is it safe to eat fried thoroughly crispy bacon after leaving it on the kitchen counter overnight – no it is not safe – bacteria can grow – they double every two hours and more if it is warm.
What is the best way to use up leftover bacon – make a big potato salad and go on a picnic
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