Christmas Potato Salad

Christmas celebration will never be complete without this: the good old Potato Salad. So for your Christmas party, here’s a tried and tested recipe to make your party meal complete and hearty!

Christmas Potato Salad

Potato Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 kilo potatoes
  • 1 big chicken breast
  • 3 pieces medium sized carrots
  • 500 ml mayonnaise
  • 1 can (836 g) pineapple tidbits or chunks
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, diced (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped spring onions (optional)
  • Iodized salt to taste (pepper, optional)

How to Cook:

  • In a big pot, place potatoes and carrots
  • put enough water to cover
  • Bring to a boil and boil for about 15 to 20 minutes (or until cracks on the potato skin appears). To check if the potatoes are cooked, pierce using a toothpick. If it you can pierce it with minimal resistance and the toothpick comes out clean, the potatoes & carrots are cooked.
  • Drain potatoes and carrots and let them cool.
  • Once cooled, pealed the skin by hand.
  • Dice the potatoes and carrots, about 1×1 cm

To prepare the chicken:

  • Boil the chicken breast in water with some salt. Let cool.
  • Shred the chicken meat in into 1 inch lengths.

To prepare:

  • Drain the pineapple chunks or tidbits.
  • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients – potatoes, chicken meat, pineapple, carrots, pickle relish, and mayonnaise.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Refrigerate ti chill before serving.
Potato Salad

Optional Ingredients:

  • For variety and added flavor, you may add other optional ingredients such as diced cheese, chopped onions, spring onions, or raisins.

To serve, garnish with sliced apples on top.

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