Many times after the holidays we're left with mounds of leftovers from an overindulgent feast of Brobdingnagian proportions and we're completely flummoxed as to what to do with them. I didn't even cook this much for Christmas but I did have a rather large turkey and now I'm left to decide what to do with the leftovers. Part of it is getting mixed up into turkey salad using the Chicken Salad Recipe but with the rest I'm left to get creative.
My recipe is simple and you can always add extra items if you wish such as diced bell pepper, I just wanted to keep this recipe as vintage as possible. When preparing the garlic you can either dice it or slice it thin as I do. For this you will need a very sharp knife but I feel that slicing the garlic leads to a better infusion of flavor in the overall dish.
2C diced leftover cooked meat (turkey, beef, pork or ham)
2C diced cooked potatoes
1C diced onion
1 clove garlic, peeled and sliced thin
Salt & Pepper to taste
Prepare all your ingredients beforehand setting garlic to the side. Heat a heavy frying pan over high flame and add oil to coat the bottom 2-3T. Let heat then reduce heat to medium and add Meat, potato and onion to the pan. Stir well and allow to cook 5 mins before turning, if it browns too quickly reduce heat to med-low. Turn the hash and cook 5 more minutes before adding garlic and stirring to combine. Heat for 5 more minutes, season with salt and pepper and serve warm.