Amazing Chinese Spicy Potato Salad

  • PrepTime: 10 Mins
  • CookTime: 5 Mins
  • TotalTime: 15 Mins


  1. 3-4 small potatoes ,tiny sliced
  2. 3 garlic cloves ,finely chopped
  3. 2 scallions ,chopped
  4. 2 tbsp. Chinese chili oil
  5. 2 tbsp. light soy sauce
  6. 1 tbsp. vinegar
  7. 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  8. 1/2 tsp. sugar
  9. 2 tbsp. cumin powder
  10. pinch of salt
  11. 4-5 coriander


  1. Thinly slice the potatoes and then soak in clean water for couple of minutes to remove the extra starch and keep the potatoes crispy after cooked.
  2. Bring water to a boil and then cook the potato slices for 2-3 minutes. Transfer out and soak in cold water. Drain and set aside.
  3. Prepare another small pan, add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil and fry garlic and scallions until aromatic. Place light soy sauce, cumin powder, chili oil, salt, sugar, vinegar, sesame oil and sesame seeds in. Mix well.
  4. Mix the sauce with the potato slices with a small bunch of coriander. Serve directly.


    Soak the potato slices in clean water after sliced can prevent them getting dark, remove the extra starch and create a crisp texture after cooked.
    You can use red onion as a substitute of scallion. They produce different flavors, but both of them are amazing.