Fingerling Potato Salad
- Ready In:
- 1 lb fingerling potato
- 1⁄2 cup chicken stock
- 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 1⁄3 cup vegetable oil
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- chives or green onion, finely chopped
- salt and pepper
- Place potatoes in pot with enough salted water to cover.
- SIMMER (do not boil) on medium for about 20 minutes until potatoes are fork-tender; drain.
- Cool potatoes just enough to handle comfortably.
- Slice slightly cooled potatoes in 1/4-inch rounds.
- Place potato rounds in a serving bowl; set aside.
- Heat chicken stock to a simmer on medium in a small saucepan.
- Whisk in vinegar, oil, and mustard.
- Simmer, stirring constantly, until heated through.
- Add stock mixture to potatoes in bowl; gently toss.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Add chives and stir gently to combine.
- Let rest 15 minutes at room temperature; serve.
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I picked this recipe because I had never made a dressing like this for potato salad. I have to say that I liked this quite well. No fingerling potatoes just now, so I halved medium russets the long way, then cut then into slices and cooked them that way - this avoids having to handle hot potatoes. The dressing cooks in a flash, but there is more of it than this quantity of potatoes requires - I did not use even half. However, I think you should make it up in the quantities shown, as a smaller amount would not be easy to measure out. I used a bit over a lb of potatoes, and this would be about 3 servings, not the 4 to 6 indicated. 6 servings from 1 lb of potatoes sounds very optimistic to me and will leave some disappointed. I used green onions, which of course worked very well with the potatoes.
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