Air Fried Potato Salad

Potato salad is a staple of potlucks, picnics, and summer all over the United States! Let me know in the comments below what your favorite picnic dish is!!!!!! As you know, I like to keep these recipes short and sweet without a life story.

You are going to need an air fryer and pressure cooker for this! Here are my recommendations:


I would recommend the Pampered Chef Quick Cooker, however, they are currently out of stock. They just had a big sale on them!

Here is why I would choose the Pampered Chef Quick Cooker:

By the way, speaking of air fryers, check out my air fried jalapeno poppers!

Fried Potato Salad

Fried potato salad is a fun new take on potato salad!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 1 Pampered Chef Quick cooker, pressure cooker, or instant pot
  • 1 air fryer
  • 1 large bowl


  • 6 potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp celery seed
  • black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 Tbsp ranch seasoning
  • 3 hard boiled eggs
  • green onion for garnish


  • Cut potatoes into cubes
  • Place in Pampered chef quick cooker or pressure cooker with one cup of water
  • Set the pressure cooker to steam for 15 minutes
  • Add potatoes to an ice salt water bath for one hour (to remove starch)
  • Drain
  • Add oil, mustard, salt, celery seed, black pepper, garlic powder
  • Give it a good stir
  • In large bowl, begin to prepare the sauce-add mayo, mustard, ranch seasoning, hard boiled eggs
  • Air fry the potatoes for 30 minutes, flipping or stirring after 15
  • Add crispy potatoes to the sauce
  • Mix.
  • Add green onion for garnish and serve immediately


For extra crunch, you can add celery and onion. 
Keyword quick cooker
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