Olivier Chicken Salad

Salad-e Olivieh

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      1 hr 10

Appears in

Joon: Persian Cooking Made Simple

Joon

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2015

  • About

Belgian chef Lucien Olivier of the Hermitage in Moscow made the original version of this salad back in the 1860s. It was immensely popular and copied all over the world. Iranians quickly adopted it as their own, and most Iranians of my generation have very fond memories of it as one of their favorite dishes, served both at home and in sandwich shops and restaurants. Here, I have replaced the mayonnaise of the original with yogurt and made a short cut for cooking the chicken

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