Filipino Chicken Potato Salad

Filipino Chicken Potato Salad

Potato salad and chicken salad are enjoyed by many people, especially in the summer months when cold food is preferable over hot mashed potatoes and roast chicken. If you have a craving for chicken and potatoes, try this recipe. By combining the chicken and potatoes in a salad, you save time, and have a delicious main dish that includes all the food groups for healthy eating.


In a big pot, boil potatoes and carrots (covered with water) for about 15 to 20 minutes or until cracks on the potato skin appears. (tip: pierce a potato with a toothpick. If you can pierce it with little resistance and the toothpick comes out clean, the potatoes & carrots are cooked).

Drain potatoes and carrots, let cool.

Once cooled, the skin can be easily be pealed by hand.

Dice the potatoes and carrots (about 1×1 cm)

Boil the chicken breast in water with some salt. Let cool, then shred the chicken meat in 1 inch lengths

Drain pineapple chunks or tidbits.

Combine all ingredients (potatoes, chicken meat, pineapple, carrots, pickle relish, mayonnaise…) in a big bowl and salt to taste. You may add pepper if you wish.

Refrigerate before serving.


  • 1 kilo potatoes
  • 1 big chicken breast
  • 3 pieces medium sized carrots
  • 500 ml mayonnaise
  • 1 can (836 g) pineapple tidbits or chunks
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, diced (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons of chopped spring onions (optional)
  • Iodized salt to taste (pepper, optional)
Serves 5
30 Minutes

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