Hawaiian Potato Salad

Hawaiian Potato Salad

Try our lovely Hawaiian potato salad recipe that incorporates the extra flavor of sautéed Spam, of course.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Bring 6 to 7 cups of salted water (about 1 teaspoon salt) to boil in a large pot.  
  2. Step 2

    Peel and cut potatoes into large chunks, add to pot, and boil for 15 to 20 minutes. Potatoes should be tender but still a bit firm when cooked.
  3. Step 3

     Drain and place potatoes into a large bowl of cold water and 1 to 2 cups of ice for 10 minutes. Drain potatoes a second time and cut into 1/2-inch chunks.  Set aside. 
  4. Step 4

    While potatoes are cooling in ice bath, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet and add diced Spam.  
  5. Step 5

    Fry on medium until golden brown and slightly crunchy on all sides. Remove from heat and scoop onto a pan or plate lined with paper towels.
  6. Step 6

    In large plastic or glass bowl, combine salad dressing ingredients. Add potatoes, Spam, 3/4 of parsley (reserving the rest for garnish), Spam, and green onion.  
  7. Step 7

    Using a large kitchen spoon, gently combine all ingredients. Scoop out into serving dish and top with remaining parsley.  
  8. Step 8

    Cover with plastic wrap and let potato salad cool in refrigerator for 2 hours before serving.  Can be made up to 24 hours in advance.