This Instant Pot Puerto Rican Potato Salad is the best potato salad you have. This Puerto Rican favorite is so creamy and full of flavor it won’t be like your other potato salad, I guarantee it.
What I love about this Instant Pot Puerto Rican Potato Salad is that you can even add apples to give it a little extra kick of flavor.
Of course, if apples are not your thing you can always not add them. This potato salad will still taste amazing!
How to Make Instant Pot Potato Salad
This Puerto Rican recipe is easy to make especially if you use an Instant Pot or any other electric pressure cooker.
If you are using a Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi-Cooker, this will work too. We have one and we love it too!
Here’s how to make this Instant Pot potato salad.
Using an Instant Pot is an easy way to make this authentic Puerto Rican potato salad because you can add the potatoes and the eggs together and they will be cooked to perfection.
For this Instant Pot Potato Salad you are going to need:
- White potatoes
- Red Apples (optional)
- Cooked ham (your favorite brand)
- Spanish Olives pitted with Pimientos Condimento
- Salt & Pepper
Let’s do this!
Grab you Instant Pot or electronic pressure cooker and place your potatoes, eggs, and water into the bottom of the pot.
Now I will advise that you place the eggs above the potatoes.
Next, you are going to close the lid and hit the Manual button, high for 4 minutes.
Once is done, hit quick release and drain any water.
You can place the eggs in an ice bath if you want. I didn’t and my eggs came out fine.
Make sure you sliced up the eggs and apples.
In a large bowl grab the potatoes and place all the ingredients in there too.
Mix well and taste to make sure it tastes good to you and it's to your liking.
You can refrigerate or serve room temperature. I prefer to refrigerate the potato salad.
Your Instant Pot Puerto Rican Potato Salad is ready to serve!
Instant Pot Puerto Rican Salad with Apple Recipe
Ready to make this Instant Pot Potato Salad? Here's the recipe card with the exact measurements.
Instant Pot Puerto Rican Potato Salad
- 8 - 10 white potatoes, skinned and diced
- 1 cup water
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 1 teaspoon of cumin
- ½ medium red apple, peeled and chopped
- ½ cup of cooked ham (or 1 cup)
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon mustard
- 1 Tablespoon of Spanish olives with Pimientos
- Salt & pepper to taste
Step 1 – Place your potatoes, and eggs into the bottom of your Instant Pot. Make sure the eggs are above the potatoes.
Step 2 – Add the water
Step 3 – Close the lid and set the IP to Manual high pressure for 4 minutes.
Step 4 – Quick release
Step 5 – Drain the water. You can place the eggs in ice water bath if you want. I didn’t do this.
Step 6 – Sliced the eggs and chop the apples.
Step 7 – Add potatoes and all the ingredients into a bowl.
Step 8 – Mix them together.
Step 9 – Refrigerate or serve room temperature.
More Instant Pot Puerto Rican Recipes
- Instant Pot Sopa De Carne / Puerto Rican Beef Soup
- Amazing Chicken Salad Your Family Will Love!
- Instant Pot Pollo Guisado Recipe or Puerto Rican Chicken Stew
- Instant Pot Puerto Rican Beef Barbacoa