photo: Chicken Salad «Christmas balls»

Chicken Salad «Christmas balls»

Christmas holidays are always the most welcome. Both children and adults prepare to them. So, all housewives start looking for delicious recipes with pretty Christmas decoration in advance. And today we offer you a salad called «Christmas balls» which looks like a real bright Christmas toy. The taste of this salad is very unsubstantial with a bit of sour flavour. Tasty, creative and with holiday decoration. Right what you need for Christmas salad.
30 min
1 servings


  • Chicken fillet
    250 g
  • Carrot
    1 pcs
  • Cheese
    110 g
  • Mayonnaise
    220 g
  • Egg
    3 pcs
  • Apple
    200 g
  • Dill
    - to taste
  • Salt
    - to taste


  • 1. Peel some carrots and boil until soft. Then grate one of them, and put another one aside for decoration.
  • 2. Boil chicken fillet until done, cool it down completely and cut into small pieces.
  • 3. Grate finely some cheese. You will need exactly fine chips.
  • 4. Boil some eggs, shell them and finely grate them separating whites from yolks.
  • 5. Put pieces of chicken meat onto a round plate. Form the layer in a round shape and cover it with mayonnaise.
  • 6. Second layer is some grated carrot. This layer is also covered with mayonnaise.
  • 7. Then put yolks and leave this layer without mayonnaise.
  • 8. Next layer is an apple one. But don’t prepare them in advance since apple pulp gets dark very quickly. That’s why peel and grind some apples only when it is time to put them in the salad.
  • 9. After grinding, combine apples with mayonniase and only after this put it over yolks. Juiceness of apple layer will be enough to drench yolks.
  • 10. Leave a bit of egg white for decoration and place the rest of it over the apples. Also, don’t cover this layer with any mayonnaise.
  • 11. In a bowl mix cheese fine chips with mayonnaise and cover all salad with it. If necessary, press it a bit to make flat round shape. Now, the salad is ready. Only decoration is left.
  • 12. Slice second carrot into rings equally and put it on the top of the salad in 3-4 lines. Then emphasize every carrot line with chopped dill and grated egg whites. You will get bright white, green and orange decoration. Your salad is like New Year toy now. Before serving, put some sprigs of dill forming a kind of spruce branches. Now, salad «Christmas balls» is ready for Christmas celebration.
  • 13. Bon Appetit!