Island Bites: Papas Salteadas con Tocineta (Sweet and Sour Warm Potato & Bacon Salad)
This recipe is a warm and delicious spin on traditional potato salad. It is smoky and slightly sweet and tangy! It is perfect to pair with your favorite meat.
- 2 lbs red potatoes, diced
- 4 bacon strips, chopped
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 tsp all purpose flour
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 2 tbs sugar
- salt & pepper
- parsley, chopped
- a pinch of cayenne pepper, (optional)
- 1/4 tsp dried thyme
- 1/4 tsp dried rosemary
- Add potatoes to a pot of salted water. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes or until fork tender. Drain and let them cool.
- Cook bacon in a large pan over medium heat. Remove from pan when crispy and reserve. Add onion, garlic and dried herbs to the pan and saute in bacon grease at low-medium heat until caramelized.
- Add flour to the pan and mix well. Cook for one or two minutes. Add sugar, vinegar and broth. Mix well. Let it reduce for a couple minutes.
- Add potatoes. Sprinkle some salt, pepper and cayenne. Combine. Turn up the heat and saute for 2 minutes. Add parsley and bacon. Serve warm.
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