Aloha Bruddah! It's a local Hawaiian mixplate side favorite. I think people make it differently, just like potato salad can be made in 101 Da Kine ways. This is my own easy and favorite version of ONO (tasty) potato mac. Umm, 2 scoop potato mac, for me pleeze!

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
8 hrs
total:
8 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
20
Yield:
20 servings
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Ingredients

20
Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place the eggs into a saucepan in a single layer and fill with water to cover the eggs by 1 inch. Cover the saucepan and bring the water to a boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, remove from the heat and let the eggs stand in the hot water for 15 minutes. Pour out the hot water, then cool the eggs under cold running water in the sink; peel and chop the cooled eggs.

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  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain and set in the refrigerator to cool.

  • Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the macaroni, and return to a boil. Cook the pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain in a colander set in the sink; rinse with cold water.

  • Whisk together the mayonnaise, vinegar, curry powder, celery seed, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Combine the cooled potatoes, macaroni, chopped eggs, carrots, peas, and onion in a large bowl. Carefully stir in the dressing; cover and refrigerate overnight.

Nutrition Facts

387 calories; protein 5.7g 12% DV; carbohydrates 30.2g 10% DV; fat 27.7g 43% DV; cholesterol 59mg 20% DV; sodium 345.8mg 14% DV. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
06/21/2010
like you said bradda everybody get dere own potato/mac recipe but i wen check yours out stay true to da way us guys make-um aloha bradda frank Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
06/22/2010
Double the macaroni and used half the curry powder then this might be a descent dish. I am a macaroni salad expert, and i was not impressed with this recipe. The curry powder was so strong, and I like curry so it wasn't that....trust me use very little, or don't use it at all! Read More
(23)
42 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 31
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
06/21/2010
like you said bradda everybody get dere own potato/mac recipe but i wen check yours out stay true to da way us guys make-um aloha bradda frank Read More
(24)
Rating: 2 stars
06/21/2010
Double the macaroni and used half the curry powder then this might be a descent dish. I am a macaroni salad expert, and i was not impressed with this recipe. The curry powder was so strong, and I like curry so it wasn't that....trust me use very little, or don't use it at all! Read More
(23)
Rating: 4 stars
05/22/2011
Very tasty! Only thing too much curry for me. I used about 2 to 3 teaspoons. Everyone like this salad it is a keeper. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/12/2013
Yes, Correction, The curry was meant to be 1-1/2 teaspoon NOT in TBS...that was an error..Soli (Sorry)! It usually is more macaroni in most recipes but our family likes more potato than macaroni! Like was in the intro "to each his own potato mac salad!" Read More
(9)
Rating: 5 stars
06/14/2014
I have made this recipie several times now I really love it. The so called "potato salad experts" that give this a poor rating have obviously never had a plate lunch Hawaiian style on the Hawaiian islands. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/03/2012
Sooo yummy! It came out great! I didn't use the Sherry Vinegar but it still tasted authentic! For years we were trying to find out the ingredients that make this salad so unique and noe we've found it made it about 4x so far and is always a hit! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/04/2014
This is a wonderful basic recipe. I used less potato and more macaroni, and less curry. I left out the peas, too because I didn't have any, but you can use whatever amounts or combination you like, and it will be good. I served this next to huli huli chicken, oven kalua pork (both from this recipe site)and plenty of steamed rice, and my guests were transported to Oahu. Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
02/24/2011
great brah! Waipahu HK '72 Read More
(4)
Rating: 4 stars
12/14/2011
Pretty yummy. People enjoyed the curry flavor. Took others' advice & modified but came out delicious. Read More
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