A Shredded or Small Diced Roast Chicken
Finely chopped pickles
- 2 bunches
chopped green onions
Large free-range eggs, cooked, scaled and diced
- as you like
Herbs: coriander, parsley or chives
- 4 teaspoons
Juice of one lemon
- 6 teaspoons
Greek yogurtIf light version
- 2 teaspoon
Olivieh Salad is very popular in Iran and other eastern countries like Turkey. This salad is greatly inspired by the famous Russian salad called Olivier salad.
Composition of Olivieh salad
This delicious salad is made with potatoes, peas, chicken, mayonnaise, hard-boiled eggs and cucumbers. You can flavor your potato salad with green onions, parsley or cilantro.
Light version of Olivieh salad
If you want to make a light version of Olivieh Salad, you can mix mayonnaise with Greek yogurt. This will make your potato salad lighter and more digestible.
This delicious potato salad is a gourmet and filling salad that will delight everyone’s taste buds! It is often used to prepare sandwiches, you should test how delicious it is.
Preparing the potatoes
Bring salted water to a boil in a large saucepan and cook the potatoes in it for about 12 minutes. (the cooking time depends on the size of the potatoes). Drain them and immerse them in cold water to stop the cooking. Once cold, peel them and cut them into 2.5cm cubes.
Assembly of Olivieh salad
Once your potatoes have been peeled and cut, put them in a large salad bowl, add the shredded chicken, finely chopped pickles, chopped green onions, diced hard-boiled eggs, peas and herbs. Mix everything by hand, being careful not to crush the ingredients of the Olivieh salad.
Preparation of the sauce for the Olivieh salad
In a bowl, mix the mayonnaise, lemon juice, olive oil then salt and pepper generously.
Pour the sauce into your large salad bowl and mix it with the Olivier salad with a large spoon. Taste your salad and add a little salt, pepper or lemon juice to your liking.
Enjoy your Persian salad Olivieh
Let your Olivier salad rest in the refrigerator for an hour, serve it as a starter and enjoy your meal !