Recipe: Salpicao Salad

Salpicao Salad is a Brazilian chicken and apple salad with fries on top. It is great served as a side for Brazilian Coxinhas.

I highly recommend preparing the chicken as per the Coxinha recipe, but pre-cooked chicken can be purchased and used as well.

Salpicao Salad

Recipe by Cube1701Course: SidesCuisine: BrazilianDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 large potatoes (approx 350g)

  • 825g prepared chicken (thighs or whole chicken, skin and bone removed)

  • 1 granny smith apple

  • 1 gala apple

  • 80g Raisins (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon soured cream


  • Preparations
  • Peel and cut the potatoes into long thin fries. Soak in cold water for 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the chicken according to the Coxinha recipe, or remove the skin and bone from cooked chicken.
  • Salpicao Salad
  • Julienne the red and green apples (cut into tiny strips), add to a bowl.
  • Tear the chicken into strips, add to the apples (and raisins if using).
  • Add the lime, mayo and sour cream and mix well.
  • Store this mix in the fridge if needed.
  • Once the potatoes are ready, drain and pat dry. Heat oil to 180°C (if making the Coxinhas, they can go in after those) and fry until they are crisp and golden
  • Dry the chips with kitchen towel.
  • Add the apple/chicken mix onto the plate and scatter the fries on top to serve.


  • British measurements and ingredients used.
  • Nutrition information from VeryWellFit and is an estimate. Information will vary based on exact ingredients and brands used.

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 35.4g 55%
    • Saturated Fat 9.1g 46%
  • Cholesterol 320mg 107%
  • Sodium 477mg 20%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 2077mg 60%
  • Total Carbohydrate 91.2g 31%
    • Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
    • Sugars 45.1g
  • Protein 106.8g 214%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 39%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Served with Coxinhas.

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