Fresh salad with chicken - how to prepare a salad with smoked chicken, Chinese cabbage and cucumber, with a step by step recipe photos
This easy salad with smoked chicken, Chinese cabbage and cucumber called freshness, the first time I have prepared for the New Year. New Year's holidays - time gifts, unusual surprises and delicious dishes. Every year we are looking for something of such things to surprise your loved ones. According to the Chinese calendar, it is believed that in the year of a certain animal, you need to give the images of these animals in many different versions and specific colors. But to prepare dishes such as chicken, pork, rabbit, in their year, should not be categorically. Otherwise, as they say "angry beast" and the year will not be successful. We will not deviate from these rules, as the coming year will be the year dogs, and today's New Year we will prepare a salad of chicken. Why this salad you need on the holiday table? Everything is very simple. It is very simple and will not take a lot of preparation time, and so is sometimes not enough to welcome the chimes. In it there are no "heavy" food for the stomach. That is why, in the New Year's collection of snacks he just needs because it is simple and incredibly delicious. Step by step recipe decorated with photos show cooking. For 1 kg of salad, we need:
- Chinese cabbage 400-500 grams;
- smoked chicken 300-350 g;
- cucumber 150-200 g;
- mayonnaise or olive oil - to taste;
- salt - to taste;
- pepper - to taste.
How to prepare a salad of smoked chicken, Chinese cabbage and cucumber
Cooking is traditionally start - you need a good wash vegetables.
In Chinese cabbage, cut the bottom (root), since it is not used. The upper part of the cut into small strips, as shown in the photo. To make the salad turned softer - rigid pieces should be cut thinner and smaller.
In the cucumber and remove the tails, too, cut into small strips everything.
The most important ingredient in a salad Freshness is the smoked chicken. No matter what you choose - a whole chicken or separate legs, thigh or breast, as long as the selected ingredient suited to your taste needs, as the taste is different from different manufacturers.
The chicken is detachable from the skins, bones, cartilage and veins. Cut into small cubes. To make the salad more pronounced smoky flavor, cutting can put in the microwave for 2-3 minutes or just fry in a pan, but not until the crust, otherwise the salad will be harsh.
Give the meat to cool and mix all ingredients, mayonnaise or olive oil. Salt and pepper as needed.
Served on the table this salad with smoked chicken in a flat dish or small deep salad bowl. To decorate use herbs - dill, parsley, arugula.
To add flavor and to give the salad with Chinese cabbage a bit of satiety, you can serve it with croutons. Finished toasts can buy or white bread, cut into small cubes, fry in butter until golden brown. Bon Appetit!