Japanese Mash Potato Salad

2
Connie "Kiyu" Guerrero

By
@conchik

Pleasant and refreshing, and different from the regular potato salads? The secret recipe for Japanese potato salad, which I haven't seen in any Japanese cookbooks: you mash the potatoes and you must use Japanese mayo, you know, that yellow squeezable tube with the drawing of a Casper-lookalike.

I have not tried it with sweet potato, but I'll definitely try it the next time.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-5
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 4 large
    potato
  • 2 medium
    sweet potatoes (optional)
  • 1 large
    apple
  • 1/2 c
    raisings
  • 1 medium
    carrots (thin slices)
  • 1 medium
    japanese cucumber (thin slices)
  • 1 c
    japanese mayo
  • 1 pinch
    salt and pepper

How to Make Japanese Mash Potato Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into smaller pieces. Boil a pot of water, add 1 t salt and boil the potatoes until soft. Drain and mash. Let cool.
  2. Peel and dice apple into small cubes.
    Use a mandoline to slice the cucumber thinly.
  3. Wash the raisins (because they can be gritty) and pat dry on tea towels.
  4. Cut carrot into thin slices, cook in boiling water until soft-firm. Drain and let it cool.
  5. Mix everything together with enough mayo, salt and pepper. Chill well before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Japanese Mash Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



Show 10 Comments & Reviews

15 Fish Recipes to Have for Dinner This Summer

15 Fish Recipes to Have for Dinner This Summer


Fish recipes are one of our favorite go-to summer dinners. Fried, grilled or baked – we love that we can prepare our favorite fish in a variety of ways so we’ll never be bored. Pair these easy fish recipes with your favorite vegetables, a salad, or pasta for a complete meal!

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite


A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]

15 Kid-Friendly Poolside Treats

15 Kid-Friendly Poolside Treats


Nothing ruins a fun day at the pool than a hangry kid. Help prevent those hunger-induced meltdowns with these easy, kid-friendly, and packable poolside snacks! No matter how picky your kids are, we promise your new go-to summer kid-friendly treat is here. From new twists on old favorites to yummy ways to get your kids […]