Southern Fried Potato Salad

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Just a twist on regular potato salad...frying the potatoes instead of boiling them. I know I should be ashamed of myself. Homemade fries are better (just chop potatoes and fry in whatever oil you have until crispy) but you can also use frozen. Also, you can peel the potatoes if you prefer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry the potatoes (in batches if necessary) in hot oil until brown and crispy. Drain on paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in large bowl.
  3. Gently fold in warm potatoes and coat with mixture, being careful not to break the potatoes.
  4. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Love it! But I used regular mustard instead, not a big Dijon mustard fan. Also didn't add red pepper flakes since I was taking it to a friends house & they don't like any form of HOT! But I will add it to it next time I make it for ourselves.

Pepe3 January 27, 2008

Yummy-ola! This is going RIGHT INTO my cookbook as a KEEPER! Made exactly AS IS, and enjoyed it immensely (oh wait...I left out the celery--didn't have any on hand). I've been making potato salad for YEARS, decades even, and just never once thought to fry the potatoes rather than boiling! old dog can learn a new trick or two. Thanks little_wing for a great one!

Debber June 05, 2007

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