Known as Salpicão de Frango, this recipe is one of the typical Brazilian side dishes for the Holiday.
servings: 8 to 10
preparation time: 35 minutes
2 large chicken breasts (cooked and shredded)
1 green apple, thinly sliced
juice of 1 lemon
½ onion, cut into very thin strips
2 grated carrots
10-15 chopped olives (black or green)
½ cup raisins
½ cup chopped almonds
½ cup chopped Italian parsley
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tbs. mayonnaise
salt and pepper to taste
crushed potato chips to garnish
1 – Mix apple and lemon juice in a pot while you chop the other ingredients.
2 – In a large bowl add onion, carrot, olives, raisins, almonds and parsley. Stir well.
3 – Add apple with lemon juice and the shredded chicken.
4 – Seasoning with salt, pepper, olive oil and mayonnaise. Taste and adjust the spices to your taste.
5 – Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. After that, put in the bowl that you will use to serve and garnish with the crushed chips.
Tips and Options:
- Use different ingredients as corn, peas, celery, cabbage, potatoes, green beans or radishes.
- Want a lighter option? Instead of mayonnaise, use 2 tablespoons of yogurt mixed with 1 teaspoon mustard.