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Light summer Olivier with an unusual ingredient: turn out very tasty and bright

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
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One of the simplest and most delicious salads is Olivier, which is prepared differently depending on the season. For example, in winter, it is made with meat, pickles, and potatoes, and in spring and summer, it is much lighter: with seafood, fish, fresh cucumbers, and a light sauce.

Recipe for Olivier salad

Cook Olha shared a recipe for a delicious, light, summer Olivier with squid, as well as pickled and fresh cucumbers, on Instagram.

Recipe

Ingredients:

  • boiled potatoes - 4-5 pcs.
Potatoes for the dish
  • pickled cucumbers - 2 pcs.
Traditional Olivier salad with cucumbers
  • fresh cucumbers - 1 pc.
  • boiled carrots - 1 pc.
Carrots
  • green onions - 30 g
Green onion
  • frozen squid - 300-400 g
  • canned peas - 2/3 of a can
Peas
  • salt - to taste
Mayonnaise
  • mayonnaise or yogurt - 2-3 tbsp.

Method of preparation

1. Peel and dice the boiled potatoes and carrots.

Preparation

2. Dice the cucumbers and chop the onion into small cubes.

3. Boil the squid: bring the water to a boil and cook 1-2 rings.

Boiling squid

Immerse in salt water for 40-45 seconds, wait for the water to boil again, and immerse the next rings.

Boiled squid

4. Chop them, add to the salad and season with mayonnaise. Add peas, green onions, salt, and pepper and mix thoroughly.

Recipe for lean squid salad

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