Potato Salad with Fennel, Leeks, and Chickpeas

Potato Salad with Fennel, Leeks, and Chickpeas

This potato salad has a contrast of textures and flavours. The leeks, when roasted, are delicate and soft, working perfectly with the crunchiness of the chickpeas. Both the fresh and crisp fennel and watercress, cut through the buttery potato, and the roasted garlic and lemon dressing adds just the right amount of kick.

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Salpicão – Brazilian Chicken and Crisp Potato Salad

Salpicão - Brazilian Chicken and Crisp Potato Salad

Wherever you go in Brazil you will find this easy and delicious chicken salad dish. This recipe is just a guideline – you can substitute and modify quite a bit to taste. If you want the final product to be original Brazilian Salpicão, you may NOT omit the crispy potato strips. They’re what makes it salpicão and not just another chicken salad.

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Salada di Batata – Potato Salad

The Brazilian salada de batata are made with large cubes of steamed or boiled larger potatoes, generally peeled before cooking, either passed in the pan with garlic, chives and parsley, or some other herbs or vegetables, and covered with cream, or mixing mayonnaise, some olive oil, raw garlic, raw onion and other herbs and one more or various other ingredients.

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