Day 198 – Potato Salad

Two summer recipes.

Sizing of ingredients can be varied to taste.

I challenge you to have left-overs for more than a day.

I refer to these as salads, but it’s probably not quite the right word. If you have a better suggestion after trying this, pleas let me know.

Chicken

  • Cook potatoes till crumbly; the chosen quantity will be about 1/3 of total volume of desired salad.
    Let cool, and then roughly mash with a fork into bowl that will be the final resting place of your creation.
  • Cut chicken breasts into cubes (about 1cm) to another 1/3 of total volume.
    Apply copious curry powder… trust me, don’t be stingy.
    Then add some more, really!
    Knead/rub so curry powder mostly covers all the cubes.
    Fry in pan until the outsides start showing crunchy orange patches and cooked well through.
    Let cool.
    Then shred cubes into small pieces into the salad bowl.
  • Add equal amounts of the following to the final 1/3 volume:
    Pineapple pieces shredded into small pieces like the chicken.
    Sweet corn kernels (drained).
    Walnuts, crushed to small pieces.
    Tasty/bitey cheese, cubed to about 4-5mm square (or so).
  • Add equal amounts of mayonnaise and ketchup to bind ingredients.
  • Mix ingredients till cohesive and evenly distributed.

Leave the finished salad in the fridge overnight to cool, then serve with bread (preferably crusty) and butter. Or anything else you feel like, really.

Tuna

  • Prepare potato as per chicken recipe, to 1/3 total volume.
  • Add drained tuna from a tin to about 1/4 total volume.
  • Add equal amounts of the following to the final 5/12 volume:
    An equal mix of cocktail onions and small gherkins cut into small pieces.
    Small crunchy apple pieces.
    Tasty/bitey cheese, cubed to about 4-5mm square (or so).
  • Add equal amounts of mayonnaise and ketchup to bind ingredients.
  • Mix ingredients till cohesive and evenly distributed.

Enjoy in similar fashion to the chicken recipe, in the understanding that this will not in fact taste like chicken, but rather like tuna.