chicken/olive oil salad

Chicken/olive Oil Salad Recipe

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behjat ligon


Since Iran is not listed amongst the regions, I selected middle eastern. I really don't know where the recipe came from, but I remember my mother making this as a side dish, and made us sandwiches with left overs. We loved it, and I make it for my family also.


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8 serving
45 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


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1and 1/2 lb
chicken breast with bone and skin
1 small
3 c
3 tsp
1 tsp
6 large
1 c
minced pickles
1/3 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1/4 c
fat free mayonnaise
hard boiled eggs
1/4 c
lime or lemon juice
1/2 c
small green and black olives

How to Make chicken/olive oil salad


  • 1Rinse chicken breasts, add 3 cups water, peal and cut onion in half and add to chicken, add one teaspoon salt and cook until tender and all the water is absorbed. set aside to cool.Remove all skin and bones, shred in to small pieces.
  • 2Rinse potatoes, cover with water, cook until tender. Drain water,set aside to cool. Peal and chop in to small pieces.
  • 3Cook eggs until hard,set aside to cool, chop in to small pieces.
  • 4Add chicken, potatoes, eggs, pickles, 1/2 of olive oil, mayonnaise, remaining salt and pepper, 1/2 lime or lemon juice,and mix with a gloved hand until completely mixed and dough like. Taste and add more salt if needed.
  • 5Put in a serving dish, form in an oval or round shape.Beat remaining lemon or lime juice and olive oil till creamy, rub all over the salad. Poke green and black olives all over to design. Use as side dish or make sandwiches with. Delicious!

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About chicken/olive oil salad

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tag: Healthy

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