5 from 1 vote
Olivier Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins
 

A classic Russian salad also known as Olivier salad present at all family gatherings and holidays. I have literally been eating this salad since I started chewing so this is a classic and a favorite! 

Course: Entrée Salad, Salad
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: russian salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 189 kcal
Author: Vicky
Ingredients
  • 2 potatoes boiled, and peeled
  • 2 small carrots boiled
  • 3 eggs hard boiled
  • 1/2 can sweet peas
  • 2 pickles
  • 1 chicken breast boiled (or do I say poached?)
  • mayonnaise as much as you're comfortable with
Instructions
  1. *To prepare potatoes - add unpeeled potatoes to a pot of cold water, bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer and cook until potatoes are soft when pierced with a fork (15-20 minutes) - drain, rinse with cold water, and peel the skin off.

  2. *To prepare carrots - add unpeeled carrots to a pot of cold water, bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer and cook until carrots are soft when pierced with a fork (15-20 minutes) - drain, rinse with cold water, and peel the skin off.

  3. *To prepare eggs - add eggs to a pot of cold water (make sure water is completely covering the eggs) bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer and cook for 10 minutes, rinse with cold water, and peel.
  4. Dice the potatoes, eggs, pickles, chicken and carrots (make sure everything is diced to be the same size) Add salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Add mayonnaise (no more than a few hours before serving). Refrigerate until ready to eat.