Salpicão: A Brazilian Chicken Salad

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Here's one of the dishes I made to serve for my family on Easter Sunday. Salpicão is a tradional brazilian chicken salad, while many people have different versions of it, this is my favorite. You can add other ingredients to this chicken salad if you like, such as: shredded carrots, peas or apples. But what makes this salad different and Salpicão, it's the shoestring potatoes, a must in this dish. Take a look:




Recipe by Sweet Caroline

Ingredients:
2 whole chicken breast, boneless and skinless
10 ham slices, diced
1 (15.5 oz) can corn kernels, rinsed
1/2 cup raisins
1 1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 chicken bouillon
A handful of parsley, chopped
Salt and pepper
1 standard package shoestring potatoes

Directions:
In a sauce pan; add the chicken and chicken bouillon, cover with enough water and cook the chicken. Once the chicken is cooked, allow it to cool and shred the chicken into pieces. In a large mixing bowl, combine the chicken, ham, corn, and raisins. Stir well with a wooden spoon to combine. Add the mayo and parsley and stir until everything is well combined and coated with the mayo. Season with salt and pepper. Before serving sprinkle the shoestring potatoes over the top for a crunchy factor.

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2 comments:

Miz Helen said...

Hi Caroline,
Your Chicken Salad looks delicious, I just love the combination of flavor. Thank you very much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great week!
Come Back Soon,
Miz Helen
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Miz Helen said...

Congratulations!
Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Enjoy your new Red Plate and have a great weekend!
Miz Helen

 
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