Christmas Chicken Salad

Christmas Chicken Salad




For the chicken

1 (1½k) chicken, boiled
1 small onion1 carrot
1 stick of celery
1 stalk of leek

For the salad

400g walnuts, ground
2 stalks of celery, finely chopped
2 large carrots, grated
1 red onion, grated
2 slices of stale bread
2 tablespoons sweet paprika
2 cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
2 teacups of mayonnaise
2 teacups of chicken stock
some parsley, very finely chopped
2 pomegranates (arils) salt


Place the chicken and the vegetables together in a casserole type pan, add enough water to barely cover them and simmer until the chicken is tender.
Discard the bones and shred the chicken. Soak the stale bread in the chicken stock and then squeeze it.
Put the bread, walnuts, garlic, paprika, cayenne and salt in the food processor and blend.
Transfer the mixture into a bowl and add the carrot, celery, stock, mayonnaise, arils and parsley.
Combine well.


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