Juan Pollo Potato Salad Recipe

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A delicious and creamy Juan Pollo Potato Salad made with potatoes, carrots, and onion all mixed into a juicy texture.

Potato salad pairs perfectly with my main courses. I’ve made many before, but this Juan Pollo Potato Salad not only contains potatoes but also carrots, onions, and tomatoes. You have the freedom to add other veggies you like the most since this is a homemade recipe. Sometimes I even add corn and tuna, but keep in mind that every additional vegetable or ingredient you add will definitely change the taste of the recipe.

Try to use a good homemade mayo for this recipe. If you want something different that will still enhance the taste of the Juan Pollo Potato Salad, you can use other creamy sauces like tartar sauce with mustard or even a tangy vinaigrette.

What is Juan Pollo Potato Salad?

This is a delicious side dish served at Juan Pollo for $6.99 for a large size. It’s made of mashed potatoes mixed with veggies like carrots, onions, and tomatoes all mashed and mixed with Mayo and mustard. People love it because it’s creamy, tasty, and goes perfectly with the main meals at Juan Pollo. Plus, you can add your favorite veggies to make it even more unique for you if you want.

Ingredients:

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon mustard

Kitchen Equipment Needed

  • Large pot for boiling potatoes
  • Cutting board and knife for chopping vegetables
  • Potato masher or fork for mashing potatoes
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon or spatula for mixing
  • Measuring cups and spoons

How to Make Juan Pollo Potato Salad?

Step 1:

Boil the diced potatoes in a big pot with water, After they’re cooked, pour out the water and let the potatoes cool down a little bit.

Step 2:

Next, mash the potatoes until they’re mostly smooth but still have some little pieces left for crunchiness.

Step 3:

Now, it’s time to mix in the diced tomato, carrot, and onion with the mashed potatoes, sometimes I add corn as well.

Step 4:

After that, add the mayonnaise and mustard. Mix everything together really well so it tastes delicious. sprinkle a little bit of salt and pepper on top and Enjoy.

Some Tips!

  • I love to chop the veggies into similar-sized pieces so they cook evenly.
  • You can use a potato masher for your potatoes, But don’t forget to leave some chunks for texture. but this is optional.
  • Mix mayonnaise and mustard together before adding to the textures.
  • If your salad seems dry, add a little more mayo or milk if you want it creamier.

How to Store Leftovers?

Put any leftover Juan Pollo Potato Salad in a container with a lid and keep it in the fridge for a maximum of 48 hours. Remember to stir it before eating again.

What to Eat with Juan Pollo Potato Salad?

I love it with roasted chicken, just like the one served at Juan Pollo or a crunchy chicken quesadilla. You can also pair it with grilled burgers, barbecued ribs or wings, or a tasty sandwich. Sometimes I have the mood to enjoy it for dinner with a drizzle of olive oil and a slice of warm bread. It is a creamy side dish, I’m sure it will be a great addition to any main course you serve.

FAQ

Can I use different vegetables in this potato salad?

Yes, of course, you can customize the vegetables.

Can I substitute mayonnaise with yogurt?

Yes, Greek yogurt can be a healthier alternative to mayonnaise in this recipe, Also you can try Vinaigrette if you want.

How can I make this potato salad creamier?

Just Increase the amount of mayonnaise.

Can I serve this potato salad warm?

It’s best served chilled, but you can enjoy it warm if you prefer.

What can I do with leftover potato salad?

You can use it for filling sandwiches and serve it alongside other dishes.

Conclusion

This is a super creamy potato salad inspired by Juan Pollo, try making it at home and enjoy it with family and friends. It can make a great combination with many main courses, Don’t forget to subscribe to my blog for more delicious recipes like this one.

Juan Pollo Potato Salad Recipe

Recipe by CourtneyCourse: SidesCuisine: American, MexicanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

250

kcal
Total time

30

minutes

This is a creamy Potato Salad served at Juan Pollo mixed with diced tomatoes, carrots, and onions, perfect as a side dish with your main course.

Ingredients

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 1 tomato, diced

  • 1 carrot, diced

  • 1/2 onion, diced

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon mustard

Directions

  • Boil the diced potatoes in a big pot with water, After they're cooked, pour out the water and let the potatoes cool down a little bit.
  • Next, mash the potatoes until they're mostly smooth but still have some little pieces left for crunchiness.
  • Now, it's time to mix in the diced tomato, carrot, and onion with the mashed potatoes, sometimes I add corn as well.
  • After that, add the mayonnaise and mustard. Mix everything together really well so it tastes delicious. sprinkle a little bit of salt and pepper on top and Enjoy.

Notes

  • I love to chop the veggies into similar-sized pieces so they cook evenly.
  • You can use a potato masher for your potatoes, But don't forget to leave some chunks for texture. but this is optional.
  • Mix mayonnaise and mustard together before adding to the textures.
  • If your salad seems dry, add a little more mayo or milk if you want it creamier.
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