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Old-style Vinaigrette Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 01/03/2016 - 19:08.

Ingredients:

2 beetroot, boiled
3 pickle
3-5 potatoes, boiled
3.5 oz (100 g) brined porcini
3.5 oz (100 g) white beans, canned or boiled
3.5 oz (100 g) pikeperch fillet, boiled
1.7 oz (50 g) capers
1 tbsp mustard
3 tbsp vegetable oil
½ cup (125 ml) 3% vinegar
½ cup brined cabbage, chopped
Salt, sugar, and pepper on your taste

Method:

Peel potatoes and beetroots, cut into a bean-size pieces.

Chop pickles and porcini mushrooms.

Dry out beans.

Slice boiled fish fillets.

Blend a dressing: dissolve a salt, and a sugar in a 2 tbsp cold water, stir with a pepper, blend with an oil, adding oil teaspoonfully.

Then, blend with a vinegar.

Stir all hard ingredients together, stir with the dressing, decorate as you like, and let to sit for about 5-10 minutes with a room temperature.

Serve with a rye bread.

Salad “Red Hat”

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 12/27/2015 - 06:55.

Ingredients:

1 smoked chicken breast (11.5 oz)
11.5 oz (300 g) potato, boiled
12.5 (350 g) carrot, boiled
4.5 – 5 oz (140 g) cheese, grated
2.5 oz (60 g) walnut, peeled
4 egg, hard-boiled
1/2 pomegranate, peeled
Mayonnaise, or other white sauce on your taste

Method:

Peel potatoes, carrots, and eggs.

Grate them on a large grater separately.

Stir the potatoes and carrots with several drops of a sauce (separately.)

Grate walnuts into small pieces.

Cut a chicken breast into small pieces.

Clean pomegranate grains if necessary.

To collect a salad, place a dessert ring on a portion serving plate.

Put ingredients into the ring in order: potatoes, chicken meats (sprinkle with the sauce), walnuts, cheese (sprinkle with the sauce), carrots, eggs, pomegranate seeds.

Let to chill for about 5 minutes in a refrigerator, then remove the ring carefully, and make a next portion.

Serve immediately.

Happy New Year!

Salad “Passenger”

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 12/19/2015 - 19:20.

Ingredients:

1 lb beef liver
1 lb onion
½ lb pickle
4 tbsp vegetable oil
4 tbsp mayonnaise
Salt and ground black pepper on your taste

Method:

Peel a liver and onions.

Fry the liver with a 1 tbsp vegetable oil until a readiness, with a small heating.

Cut liver, the onions, and pickles into julienne-cut strips, separately.

Stir-fry onions with 3 tbsp vegetable oil, until onions get a golden color.

Put the liver pieces, onions, and pickles into a salad bowl, sprinkle with a salt and ground pepper, add a mayonnaise on your taste, and stir well.

Let to sit for about 10-15 minutes in a room temperature, and serve.

Bean'n'Ham Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 12/13/2015 - 20:15.

Ingredients:

7 oz (200 g) ham
1 can beans in own juice
1 medium English cucumber
7 oz (200 g) ground cheese
1 cup crouton
Chopped greens and sauce on your taste

Method:

Cut cucumbers and a ham into same-size cubes.

Dry out beans.

Stir all ingredients together, let to sit for 5 minutes, and serve.

Herring-Apple Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 12/05/2015 - 23:57.

Ingredients for 4:

1 lb salted herring fillet
1 lb boiled potatoes
3.5 oz (100 g) green salad
2 medium tomato
1 large sour apple
4 medium pickle (7 oz – 200 g)
7 oz (200 g) plain yogurt
Salt and ground black pepper on your taste

Method:

Torn salad leaves.

Peel potatoes if necessary.

Cut the potatoes, tomatoes, apples, cucumbers, and herring into same-size pieces.

Put into a salad bowl.

Blend a yoghurt, salt, and pepper, and pour over a salad.

Stir all together, let to sit for 5 minutes, and serve.

Northern Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 11/28/2015 - 15:48.

Ingredients:

1 large cold-smoked mackerel
3.5 oz (100 g) ground cheese
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
Greens on your taste

Method:

Peel a fish: remove it's skins, fins, head, bones, and innards.

Chop the fish meat into small cubes, and stir with a cheese, peppers, a vegetable oil, and greens.

Cover a salad dish with green salad leaves, put a mixture on top, decorate, and serve.

Note:

As it is usual for Russian cuisine, you may to substitute a mackerel with an other smoked fish, choose cheeses, spices, and greens that you have on your kitchen.

And you may to add another ingredients to this basic recipe, for example, ground hard-boiled eggs, chopped cucumbers, etc.

Liver Salad-Cocktail

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 11/21/2015 - 20:45.

Ingredients:

7 oz (200 g) boiled liver
3.5 oz (100 g) cornichon
3.5 oz (100 g) hard cheese
1 large onion
3.5 oz (100 g) brined mushrooms
2 tbsp vegetable oil
3 tbsp mayonnaise
Salt and spices on your taste

Method:

Peel onions, slice into half-rounds, and stir-fry with a vegetable oil.

Shred other ingredients into thin strips.

Stir the all ingredients together, chill, and serve.

4-Layer Salad – 2

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 11/14/2015 - 18:55.

Ingredients:

7 oz (200 g) boiled chicken fillet
1 medium cucumber
1 hard-boiled egg
2 cup chopped walnut
3 oz (80 g) pitted prune
4 tsp sour cream
4 tsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp chopped dill green
1 tbsp chopped parsley green

Method:

Place prunes into a sauce-pan, pour a cold water to cover prunes, and bring to boil on a low heating.

Boil until the prunes turn soft, then dry out and chill them.

Cut a chicken, a cucumber, and prunes into thin short strips, separately.

Grate an egg.

Put the chicken, cucumber, and prunes into serving glasses as layers.

Sprinkle the every layer with the chopped egg slightly.

Whip a sour cream, a mayonnaise, chopped walnuts, chopped dills, and chopped parsley together.

Pour a whipped mix on a top of every portion, and serve.

Healthy Sausages

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 11/08/2015 - 10:17.

Ingredients:

1 lb (450 g) ground meat (chicken, turkey)
1 egg
3.5 fl oz (100 ml) milk
Salt and spices on your taste

Method:

Blend all ingredients together.

Cut a plastic wrapping film into 3” x 5” pieces.

Put 2 tbsp of a mixture on each piece, roll into a sausage, and tie up the sausage's ends.

Bring to boil ¼ G (1 L) a water, put sausages, and boil for 7 minutes.

Remove films, and serve with any garnish.

Note:

To make sausage's color more red, add a ground beef, up to ¼ of all meat's weight.

Then, boil sausages for about 10 minutes.

Cutlets “Pozharsky”

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 11/01/2015 - 09:18.

Ingredients for 3:

1 chicken
6 pieces white bread,
1 stick of frozen butter
Pepper and salt on taste
3 eggs
3 tbsp white bread crumbs

Method:

Remove skin and bones of the chicken.

Grind the meat.

Soak white bread pieces in water or milk, mix it with ground meat, add half-stick frozen and shredded margarine or butter, salt, pepper, and grind this once or twice all together, then knead.

Whip eggs.

Take about 1/4 lb mix, make an oval-shaped cutlet with wet hands, put a small piece of butter in the middle of cutlet. This is necessary to get a juicy cutlet.

Dip the cutlet in the whipped eggs, then roll the cutlet in breadcrumbs, and fry in a preheated skillet for about 2-3 minutes per side.

You have to fry with butter or margarine.

When all the cutlets are done, place them in a preheated to 190 C (380 F) oven for about 10 minutes.

Serve 2 cutlets per serving, with green peas, asparagus, cauliflower, potatoes, carrots, cabbage, and other, boiled in lightly salted water, vegetables on your taste.

Milk sauce is recommended with the vegetables.

Milk sauce:

Ingredients:

3 tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 cup milk
Spices on taste (optional)

Method:

Cook 3 tbsp flour in a skillet, stirring, until the nut aroma appears.

Add 1/2 cup of milk to the skillet in a thin stream, mixing thoroughly.

When the sauce becomes a little denser than sour cream, it is ready.

Of course, you may add your favorite spices to the sauce, if you like.

Pour the sauce over cutlets and vegetables in a serving dish.

Serve immediately.