Chicken Olivier: A classic step-by-step recipe for salad with chicken and cucumber

Greetings to you my dear readers. We continue to get acquainted with the methods of cooking the most popular and symbolic dishes for the New Year, with a salad.

This dish is made on holidays, on weekdays, on weekends, and even shown in movies. Recall, for example, the famous movie “Office Romance”, where Olivier is cooked with a sweet and sour apple. And with confidence we can say that on New Year's Eve, this dish will stand on all the tables of Russian families. And all because it is a very simple and uncomplicated dish with a very pleasant taste !!

Olivier Salad on the New Year's table 2018. Step-by-step process of making festive salad

If you look at the history, the creator of the dish, French chef Lucien Olivier, instead of beef meat in the salad, added pieces of meat from boiled grouse and crayfish.But there are always chefs who can replace these ingredients with any sausage or chicken meat. You and I will cook a snack with boiled chicken meat with a fresh cucumber.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken fillet - 200 gr .;
  • Chicken Egg - 2 pcs .;
  • Potatoes - 2 pcs .;
  • Pickled cucumbers - 2 pcs .;
  • Fresh cucumbers - 2 pcs .;
  • Canned peas - 100 g;
  • Carrots (medium) - 1 pc .;
  • Onions (medium) - 1 pc .;
  • Mayonnaise - 50 g .;
  • Salt - to taste.

Cooking method:

1. The first step is to wash the potatoes and carrots, boil them until done. Boil the eggs in a separate saucepan.

2. Peel potatoes and cut into cubes.

3. With boiled carrots, you must remove the peel, cut into small sticks.

4. Cool the eggs, peel off the shells and cut them into cubes too.

5. Boil chicken fillet in salted water before cooking. Cut the cooled meat into medium pieces.

6. Cut fresh cucumbers into cubes.

7. Pickled cucumbers should also be cut, but do not forget to squeeze them out to remove excess liquid.

8. Onions finely shred.

9. Now mix all the ingredients and add the green peas.

10. Dress the salad with mayonnaise, add salt to taste and decorate with greens.

Since the salad Olivier is prepared mixed, then from it you can make a culinary masterpiece that will decorate your New Year's table. Just form from the mass, for example, a Christmas tree, and decorate with green peas and boiled carrots, making a wavy garland with the help of mayonnaise. And imitating needles, add the greens of dill.

In general, fantasize and surprise not only loved ones, but all guests. Bon Appetit!!

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