Nowadays, many Japanese restaurants offer their own take on potato salad, tucked away in bento box corners. Japanese potato salad is milder, creamier and generally sweeter than American or German versions. Boiled carrot, sliced cucumber, onion, a little sugar and chopped boiled egg round out this Japanese-style potato salad from Just Hungry.
3 medium boiling (firm) potatoes, well scrubbed
1 small carrot
About 10 cm / 4 inches of a seedless cucumber
1 small onion
Salt and pepper
3/4 to 1 cup of mayonnaise, Japanese or homemade preferred (see notes above)