Chicken Salad (Salpicão)

Salpicão is a very traditional and signature Brazilian Chicken salad which combines delicious shredded chicken breast mixed with lime juice, apples, raisins and mayo. Salpicão is a wonderful richly flavored salad that will fill you up whenever you are most hungry. Great when serving between two pieces of toasted bread, it is quite simple to make and is perfect for serving with some guests during lunch time.

*Serves 6*
1 pound chicken breast, cooked and shredded
1/2 cup canned green peas
1/2 cup canned corn
2 apples, peeled and diced
3 teaspoons lime juice
1 pound shoestring potatoes, cooked
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup mayo
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup chopped scallions
salt and pepper to taste

1) Place the shredded chicken into a large bowl and mix in the olive oil and lime juice.
3) Now add the apples, raisins, corn, and green peas into the bowl with the chicken and stir it well.
4) Finally, add the mayonnaise, salt and pepper to taste, and the shoestring potatoes and stir it with a spoon until it is even and consistent.
5) Now place it into a serving bowl and cover with the chopped scallions. Serve.


  1. This is a lovely dish, I highly recomend it!

  2. hermet

    amazing taste!

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