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Creamy Potato Salad

30 Minutes
8 Servings
11 Ingredients


This classic South African recipe is easy on the pocket and always a hit at the table. Potato salad is without a doubt one of the most well-known and widely loved braai side ideas and this recipe will show you why. Make it for your own braai or take it to someone else’s – they’ll definitely thank you for it!


1. Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender.

2. Drain and cool, then cut into cubes and place in a large bowl.

3. Whisk together oil, vinegar, sugar, chilli powder, salt and Tabasco.

4. Pour over potato cubes, tossing gently.

5. Cover and chill for 1 hour or until ready to serve.

6. Just before serving, remove from the fridge and stir in olives and spring onions.

7. Stir gently and serve as a side dish to your favourite braai meats.


Pair this simple side dish with our curry lamb chops, braai pies or juicy pork ribs.

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  • 4 large potatoes or 16 -20 baby potatoes
  • ⅓ cup oil
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1½ tsp. chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. Tabasco sauce
  • 1 cup green olives; pitted & sliced
  • 4 spring onions; sliced