Snack Like A Southerner: Texas Style New Potato Salad

Texas Style New Potato Salad from She Wears Many Hats.


3 pounds red/new potatoes
1 large red onion, cut into thick slices
1tbsp coriander seed
1 pinch cumin seed
1tbsp oregano leaves
2 serrano chiles, minced
3 slices bacon, crisply cooked and coarsely chopped
1 bunch fresh cilantro, thick stems discarded, coarsely chopped
¼ cup olive oil
1tbsp red wine vinegar
1tsp salt
½tsp coarse black pepper

Step One:
Cook potatoes in salted boiling water until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and cool. Once cool, quarter potatoes; set aside.

Step Two:
Grill onion slices over high heat until lightly caramelized.

Step Three:
In a skillet over medium heat, toast coriander and cumin seeds for about 1 minute or until fragrant. Add oregano; and continue to toast about 20 seconds, be careful to watch for burning. Immediately remove spices from heat, transfer toasted spices into large bowl.

Step Four:
In a large bowl with toasted spices, add oil, vinegar, salt and pepper and whisk together to blend. Add potatoes, onions, chiles, bacon and cilantro; toss lightly to coat.

Thank you She Wears Many Hats for this amazing recipe!

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