Salpicao (Brazilian Chicken Salad Sandwich)

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READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Member 610488

This easy take on a sandwich sold by vendors along Rio de Janeiro’s beaches is packed with grated vegetables, sweet raisins, fresh lime juice, and cilantro.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, 1 tbsp of the lime juice, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper. Add the chicken, raisins, celery, and onion. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. In another medium bowl, combine the oil with the remaining 1 tbsp lime juice, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper. Mix in the carrots, beets, and cilantro.
  3. Put a lettuce leaf on 4 of the bread slices, then top with the chicken salad, carrot mixture, another lettuce leaf, and another slice of bread.

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