Chicken and Potato Salad

Potatoes and chicken would makes any simple man – or woman – happy.

A brown bowl of potato salad with chicken and dill

Potatoes and chicken makes any simple man – or woman – happy. And our Chicken and Potato Salad is no exception.

Serves: Six

Time: 20 minutes


  • 3 skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 500g small potatoes
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 cups green beans, blanched
  • 2 celery stalks, finely sliced
  • salt and pepper, to taste


In a deep frypan, add the chicken and enough water to cover it. Slowly bring to the boil. Cover with a lid and reduce the heat to a low simmer and cook for five minutes. Remove the frypan from the heat and turn the chicken over and let it stand for 10 minutes (or until it’s cooked through) before removing the breasts and cutting into strips.

While the chicken is cooking, boil the potatoes until tender, about ten minutes, and drain. Once potatoes are cool, dice them into small pieces.

To make the dressing, in a small bowl whisk half of the lemon juice, mustard, dill and olive oil. Set aside.

In a serving bowl, mix the spinach leaves with the red onion and drizzle with the remaining lemon juice. Add the chicken, beans, celery and potatoes and toss to combine. Drizzle over the dressing, and season with salt and pepper before serving.


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    10th Feb 2016
    A great recipe for the hot weather. Thanks.
    10th Feb 2016
    Once again the wrong photo! Doesn't anyone edit anything anymore? From the look of it the photo has no chicken - only potatoes, small corn pieces and some green stuff that looks like dill or fennel and some mayonnaise. Surely it's not that hard to match the photo to the recipe prior to posting the thing. If you need help I can do it for you - at a price that is!
    10th Feb 2016
    the chicken must have flown the coop or perhaps it is akin to the invisible man
    see my previous posts - sack them all
    10th Feb 2016
    chook said wtf and left
    10th Feb 2016
    half the ingredients seem to be awol. even i can do a better recipe.

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