Saturday, November 16, 2013
Pinoy Style Macaroni Salad Recipe
You know to yourself that your Macaroni salad was horrible and nobody wants to eat it. They just force to eat what you prepare because it was Christmas party and everybody has to forgive and forget. You don't want that to happen again this Christmas! It's time that you prepare something special and it's time to prepare the Macaroni Salad that will make them say "Grabe ang sarap neto ha!". Good news! Kawaling Pinoy has an amazing Pinoy style Macaroni salad that will make your cooking a lot better. Below are the recipe and procedure on cooking this Pinoy style Macaroni Salad:
16 ounces elbow macaroni, uncooked
1 pound chicken breasts or thigh meat, boneless and skinless
6 hard boiled eggs, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 medium onion, peeled and minced
1 (14 ounces) can crushed pineapple
1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
1 large carrot, peeled and diced
1 cup quick-melt cheese (Velveeta or Eden), cubed
1 cup ham, cubed
1 cup raisins
1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
salt and pepper to taste
In a pot of salted boiling water, add macaroni and cook for about 8 to 9 minutes or until firm to bite. Drain, rinse under cold running water and allow to completely cool. Set aside.
In a pot, add chicken meat and enough water to cover. Bring the water to a boil and then lower to a simmer. Simmer chicken for about 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through. Drain from liquid, allow to completely cool and shred. Set aside.
In a pot, bring water to a boil. Add diced carrots and cook for about 30 seconds. With a slotted spoon, remove from water and plunge into an ice bath until completely cool. Drain and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine macaroni, chicken, carrots, ham, raisins, onions, cheese, mayonnaise, sweetened condensed milk and pineapple including packing juice. Gently stir together until evenly distributed. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to allow flavors to meld.
Recipe infos: Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 8 to 12 Servings
You're going to like this it's sure. Why don't you try cookng this in your home first before you prepare it in your Christmas party. There's no harm in trying and the ingredients are cheap so you can try this at home first. If you like the recipe make sure to thank Kawaling Pinoy for sharing this.
Other suggested Pinoy Food Style Recipes for Christmas:
Unique Dessert - Fruit Salad Ice Pops
Filipino's Fruit Salad Is The Best!
Sago't Gulaman Fruit Salad
Image source: Ping Desserts
Recipe source: Kawaling Pinoy