KFC Copycat Potato Salad

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"I have always enjoyed the KFC potato salad, the consistency and flavors are just right for my taste buds. I have been on a mission to copy the flavors for a while now and this is the end result. The dill pickle juices are the key ingredient in this recipe, do not omit or sub this. Everyone who has tried this potato salad says it is “The Real Deal”"

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (248.9 g)
  • Calories 215
  • Total Fat - 7.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 10.1 mg
  • Sodium - 768.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 34.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.4 g
  • Sugars - 4.5 g
  • Protein - 3.3 g
  • Calcium - 43.8 mg
  • Iron - 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 17.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Place the diced potatoes in a pot and cover with dill pickle juices; bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook until cooked through.

Step 2

Drain the potatoes and cool completely.

Step 3

Lightly mash the potatoes; this gives the salad the KFC consistency.

Step 4

Mix with the remaining ingredients, cover and refrigerate overnight.

Step 5

Just before you will serve this add a bit of mayonnaise if needed, this will depend on the type of potatoes used.

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Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


dienia b

Good salad make this one

review by:
(13 May 2017)


I baked some ribs and made it as a side for the ribs. My son, his gf and I loved them! So loved the dill pickle flavor in the potatoes. I never would have thought to cook the potatoes in the juice. Very clever! Saving this for future use!

review by:
(25 Feb 2017)