Step-by-Step Guide to Prepare Speedy Japanese potato salad

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Japanese potato salad. I had Japanese potato salad for the first time a few weeks back at a Zaar luncheon held at a Japanese Tea Garden. I liked it so much that I had to come home and look it up online. I learned that although potatoes weren't a part of traditional Japanese cuisine, potato salad has since become a daily fixture in Japanese lunch boxes.

Japanese potato salad Japanese potato salad is like semi-mashed potatoes mixed with vegetables, ham, egg and mayonnaise. Small pieces of carrots, cucumbers, onions, ham and eggs make it visually appealing. It is not too creamy, not too rich, but flavoursome.

Hello everybody, hope you are having an incredible day today. Today, we’re going to make a special dish, japanese potato salad. It is one of my favorites. This time, I’m gonna make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Japanese potato salad is one of the most well liked of current trending meals on earth. It’s enjoyed by millions every day. It is simple, it’s fast, it tastes delicious. They are fine and they look fantastic. Japanese potato salad is something that I have loved my entire life.

I had Japanese potato salad for the first time a few weeks back at a Zaar luncheon held at a Japanese Tea Garden. I liked it so much that I had to come home and look it up online. I learned that although potatoes weren't a part of traditional Japanese cuisine, potato salad has since become a daily fixture in Japanese lunch boxes.

To begin with this recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can cook japanese potato salad using 12 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Japanese potato salad:

  1. {Take 1/2 kg of potatoes.
  2. {Take 2 tsp of kosher salt.
  3. {Make ready 1/2 of green apple thinly sliced and washed with lemon juice and water to prevent browning.
  4. {Make ready 1 of English cucumber.
  5. {Take 1 of carrot.
  6. {Take 2 slices of double smoked ham.
  7. {Get of For Seasoning:.
  8. {Take 1 tbsp of sherry vinegar.
  9. {Prepare 6 tbsp of Japanese mayonnaise.
  10. {Get of Freshly ground black pepper.
  11. {Make ready of Optional… Strawberries quartered.
  12. {Prepare 1/4 of thinly sliced red onion.

What makes this potato salad stand out is the mushy texture and the famous Japanese mayonnaise, Kewpie. Try out this Japanese potato salad, and we promise that you will not be disappointed. Unlike the potato salads we know and love in the UK, Japanese potato salad contains other exciting vegetables and proteins (ham, egg, cucumber, carrot), as well as an umami-rich dressing full of Japanese seasonings (the most prominent of which being kewpie mayonnaise). Bring to a boil and turn down the heat to maintain a gentle simmer.

Steps to make Japanese potato salad:

  1. Put whole potatoes with skin on in medium pot and add cold water 1 inch above the potatoes. Add 2 tsp salt and start cooking over medium high heat. Cover the lid, leaving it slightly ajar to avoid a boil over. Once boiling, open the lid and reduce heat to medium. Cook on a gentle boil until a skewer goes through a potato smoothly about 20 minutes depending on the potato size..
  2. Wait for the potatoes to cool to body temperature then peel the skins off with a paper towel… be careful not to burn yourself..
  3. Break up and stir the potatoes lightly, leaving some small chunks for texture. Transfer to a large bowl..
  4. While the potato is hot add sherry vinegar and freshly ground black pepper. Set aside to cool..
  5. Whilst the potato is simmering peel the cucumber (leave some skin on to create a striped pattern) and thinly slice. If you are using a large cucumber, you may need to cut in half or quarters in lengthwise before slicing. Remove the seeds. Sprinkle 1 tsp salt over the cucumber slices, knead them with your hands and let stand until moisture comes out about 30 minutes. You will see small beads of water form on the cucumber’s surface. Rinse off salt and dry after 30 minutes..
  6. Cut the carrot in half or quarters lengthwise and then cut them into thin slices. Boil in salted water for one minute and cool rapidly under running water to stop cooking. You are looking for firm and not soggy carrots. Dry and set aside..
  7. Cut the ham into 2.5 cm thin strips and set aside..
  8. To assemble: Add all the ingredients into the bowl of potatoes and mix all together. Try not to mash the potatoes but leave chunks. Add 4 tbsp mayonnaise first to combine well. Taste and see if you need to add more mayo. I added 2 more tbsp of Japanese mayo. Refrigerate to the potato salad for 30-60 minutes before serving. Can be eaten at room temperature too..

Drain the potatoes, then transfer to a large bowl. Japanese potato salad is yet another Japanese adaptation of a western dish that they've made uniquely their own. You'll see this potato salad served as a small side dish (sometimes almost as a garnish) in the dinner or lunch box, in a bento box or on the dinner entrée plate. Review Print Test Kitchen-Approved; Jump to Recipe. These potatoes combine the best of a classic mash and a potato salad, with a little secret dash of vinegar.

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