How to make it

  • Char chilies over gas flame or in broiler until blackened
  • on all sides.
  • Enclose in paper bag; let stand 10 minutes.
  • Peel and seed chilies.
  • Cut chilies into ½-inch pieces.
  • Transfer to a large bowl.
  • Place potatoes on steamer rack set over boiling water in pot.
  • Cover and steam until potatoes are just tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Cool. Transfer to bowl with chilies.
  • Mix in tomatillos, green onions and chopped cilantro.
  • Whisk sour cream, lime juice and cumin in small bowl to blend.
  • Add to potato mixture and toss to coat.
  • Season generously with salt and pepper. (can be prepared up to 6 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate .
  • Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before serving.)
  • Mound potato salad on platter.
  • Garnish with cilantro.
  • Sprigs and serve.
  • Fresh green chilies, often called pasillas are available at Latin American markets and most grocery stores.
  • Tomatillos look like green tomatoes that have a thin husk on them. Ditto the availability

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  • luisascatering 10 years ago
    I love grilled flank steak with a marinade of fresh lime & orange juice, soy, garlic, cumin, a little fresh rosemary, salt, pepper, splash of oil. This salad would be a perfect side.

    oh, I can't wait for summer already!
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  • alli 10 years ago
    looks delicious
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    " It was excellent "
    jimrug1 ate it and said...
    This is almost like the Salad version of a Pablano Potato soup I make. I can already taste the flavors going on here... thanks.. Jim
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  • notyourmomma 10 years ago
    Great post. yummy.
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  • conner909 10 years ago
    Wow, once again I accidentally put this in the Diabetic group....think that Group section has to be revamped.
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  • wolfpackjack 10 years ago
    Luny said it all, nice post, thanks
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  • lunasea 10 years ago
    Wow, Conner - this sounds like one kick-booty potato salad. I'm jonesing to try this as I love potato salad anyway...but dressing it up roasted poblanos, tomatillos, cumin, lime juice and cilantro? Come to momma.... =) Great post - thanks!
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