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Spicy Jalapeno Potatoes

Love spicy recipes? The Jalapeno potatoes are exactly what you need. This is one potato salad you need to tell everyone you know about. As soon as you take a bite you are going to understand this is not your average salad. It is not only delicious, but believe it or not, it gives a twist to the traditional potato salad. If you are a fan of hot dishes; try and see for yourself how this recipe can change the way you see potatoes. The potatoes have some spicy ingredients to create a simple Mexican style.

This side dish can be used to complement any main course meal in special celebrations or as part of an every lunch or dinner. The preparation time for this exciting salad is about 10 minutes with an extra 40 minutes for the cooking process. Keep in mind that is required for the Jalapeno potatoes to be refrigerated 1 hour before they are ready to be served.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 6 to 8


  • 5 red potatoes (peeled)
  • 2 tbsp diced jalapenos
  • 1 tsp Mexican seasoning
  • 6 dashes Tabasco chipotle pepper sauce
  • 1 scallion (chopped)
  • salt (to taste)


  1. First, cut the potatoes in small pieces.

  2. Put the potatoes in a pot or saucepan and add some salt.
  3. Boil the potatoes for about 35 to 40 minutes. 

  4. When ready, remove the potatoes from heat and drain.

  5. Then, combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl.

  6. Finally, put the salad in a glass container and then cover it.

  7. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  8. Serve chilled.

In order to successfully create this exquisite salad you are going to need to several easy to get ingredients. Potatoes are the main element of the dish; is preferable to use the red type due to their waxy texture which is ideal for a potato salad. You should also remember to peel and cut them in small pieces before cooking so that you can have more flavor once they are ready.

Since the jalapenos are responsible for providing its unique and fiery savor you need dice them appropriately so they can mix well with the other ingredients in the bowl. The Mexican seasoning and the pepper sauce are added to the potato salad to make it even spicier plus the chopped scallion provides a pleasant appearance to the salad.

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