Salad Olivier

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Salad Olivier
Salad Olivier
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:1064
Ready in:1 hour 10 minutes
Prep. time:50 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:25th October 2012
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Possibly the original Russian salad upon which the Spanish Ensaladilla Rusa may be based. It is named after one of Tsar Nicholas II's chefs.

Ingredients

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Mise en place

  • Sprinkle the cucumber with salt and allow to drain for 30 minutes.

Method

  1. In three separate pans, boil the carrots, potatoes and beetroot until just cooked.
  2. Drain, cool, pat dry and mix the carrots and potatoes with the chicken, ham and cucumber and spring onions.
  3. Stir in the mayonnaise, cream, dill and parsley.
  4. Garnish with the egg quarters and beetroot.

Chef's notes

If you mix the beetroot in at the beginning, it will 'bleed' into the rest of the salad.

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