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Best Potato Salad

Best Potato Salad is all you need with BBQ or grilled meat or fish.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Cooling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Accompaniment
Cuisine: British
Keyword: #summer #picnic #BBQ
Servings: 8 servings
Author: [email protected] Cooks


  • 750 g salad potatoes
  • 10 cm chunk cucumber
  • 1 medium yellow pepper
  • 6 spring onions
  • 125 ml mayonnaise
  • 125 ml crème fraîche
  • Handful of chives
  • Handful of mint
  • Salt and pepper



  • Steam the potatoes for 20 minutes or until tender, but not overcooked
  • Leave to cool in a colander for at least 1 hour

For the Best Potato Salad:

  • Cut the potatoes into 2-3cm pieces. No need to skin them unless you want to
  • Wash the pepper and cut out the core and pith. Chop the flesh
    Pieces will be 1/2 - 1 cm
  • Remove the seeds from the cucumber and cut into similar size chunks
  • Peel the spring onions and slice thinly
  • Mix the crème fraîche and mayonnaise thoroughly. Add all the vegetables and stir to combine
  • Chop the chives and mint and mix into the potato salad. Season with salt and pepper to taste