Main dishes

Sturgeon Baked in Skillet

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 10/22/2017 - 12:12.

Ingredients for 4-6:

2 lb sturgeon
1 lb fish broth
8 tbsp butter
5 tbsp flour
½ Lb sour cream
Salt and pepper on your taste
5 medium potato, boiled
½ lb champignons, boiled
1 egg, hard-boiled
½ lb crab meat, cooked
7 oz (200 g) ground semi-hard cheese
5 stalk dill, chopped

Method:

Fry sturgeon pieces on a dry skillet for about 3 minutes per side.

Make a sour cream sauce:

Bring 1 Lb a fish broth to boil.

In a sauce-pan, stir-fry 5 tbsp flour with 2-3 tbsp butter, until a nice nutty aroma increases.

Pour the fish broth into the sauce-pan, to get a thick batter consistency.

Note:

Add more stir-fried flour if necessary.

Add ½ Lb a sour cream, a salt, a pepper (on your taste), and boil the sauce until it is ready.

Peel onions, and slice into half-rounds.

Stir-fry the onions with 2 tbsp butter until onion's transparency.

Slice boiled champignons into thin pieces, and stir-fry with 2 tbsp butter.

Slice a hard-boiled egg and boiled potatoes into thin rounds.

Pour a part of the sauce into a portion skillet, put the piece of the sturgeon on top.

Place the potato pieces around.

Put the fried onions, the slice of egg, the mushroom slices, and a portion of a crab meat over fish.

Pour sauce on top, and sprinkle with a ground cheese.

Bake in a pre-heated to 360 F (180 C) until a golden crust increases.

Then, sprinkle every portion with a chopped dill, and serve in skillet.

Potato Zrazes

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 10/22/2017 - 12:04.

Ingredients:

2 lb (900 g) potato
11.5 oz (300 g) beef
5.2 oz (150 g) pork fat, without skin
2 medium onion
Salt and pepper on your taste

Method:

Boil a beef until it is ready, and cut into small pieces.

Chop a pork fat thinly, and stir-fry for about 7 minutes in a skillet.

Put the pork fat pieces into a large bowl.

Peel onions, chop, and stir-fry in the skillet.

Put the fried onions into the bowl.

Wash 1 lb a potato, and boil until a readiness.

Let to chill, peel, and grate.

Peel and grate another 1 lb potatoes.

Stir the ground boiled and unboiled potatoes together with a salt and a pepper.

Grate the boiled beef, fried pork fat, and fried onions together.

Make medium rounds from ground potatoes, put 1-2 tbsp beef-pork fat-fried onions mix on a middle of each round. and connect sides.

Shape as small ovals, and fry in the skillet for 3-4 minutes per side, on a medium heating.

Serve with any sauce.

Baked Draniki

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 10/15/2017 - 09:08.

Ingredients:

3 Kg (105 oz) peeled potato
1 large onion, thinly chopped
2 egg
1-2 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp dried porcini, thinly ground
1 cup fried onion
Vegetable oil for frying
Sour cream

Method:

Grate potatoes into a colander, and let a juice to drip into a bowl.

Put the potatoes, chopped onion, eggs, and a salt into a mixing bowl, and stir well.

Add flour, continuing a stirring, until the mixture resembles a batter.

Fry thin pancakes with a vegetable oil.

Put the pancakes into a ceramic pot (or into several portion pots) with a lid.

Make a sauce:
blend a sour cream, ground porcini, and fried onions together, and pour over pancakes
to fill the pot.

Cover the pot (or the pots) with lid.

Bake in a pre-heated to 300 F (150 C) oven for about 20 minutes.

Serve pots on heat-safe mat.

Zucchini with Garlic

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 10/15/2017 - 08:43.

Ingredients:

4 medium zucchini
1 carrot
1 onion
3 tbsp vegetable oil
Salt and spices on your taste
4 garlic cloves
5.2 oz (150 g) sour cream
Greens on your taste

Method:

Shred zucchini on a large grater.

Chop an onion.

Peel carrots, and cut into thin rounds.

Stir-fry the onion in a large skillet with a vegetable oil.

Put the carrots, stir-fry for about 5 minutes, and add the zucchini.

Add a salt, pour 1 cup a hot water, and simmer for about 10 minutes.

Place zucchini and carrots into plates.

Press a garlic into vegetable juices on the skillet, stir well, and pour on top of zucchini.

Serve with a sour cream and chopped greens.

Pumpkin Kasha

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:15.

Ingredients:

1.5 lb (600-700 g) fresh pumpkin
1 cup raisins
1.8 oz (50 g) butter
3.5 oz (100 g) honey

Method:

Peel a pumpkin, remove skins, seeds, and hard parts.

Cut the pumpkin into small cubes.

Wash raisins.

In a bowl, stir pumpkin, a liquid honey, and the raisins together, and let to sit for about 30 minutes.

Rub inner sides and bottoms of small pots with a butter.

Put equal portions of the pumpkin-honey-raisins mix into the pots.

Pour equal portions of a whipping cream into pots.

Pre-heat an oven up to 360 F (180 C), and place pots into the oven for 1 hour.

When pumpkin is soft, a dish is ready to serve.

Zander Souffle

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 09/17/2017 - 15:10.

Ingredients:

5.2 oz (150 g) zander fillet
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp wheat flour
1 egg
1.4 oz (40 g) milk

Method:

Boil a half of a zander fillet with 3 tbsp water, then chill.

Grate the boiled fish and a fresh fish together.

Stir a milk and a flour in a medium sauce-pan, and heat until a consistency becomes thick.

Chill, and stir with the ground fish, and with an egg yolk.

Rub a baking dish with a 1/3 of butter.

Melt another 2/3 of the butter, and stir 1/3 into the fish mixture.

Whip the egg white, and stir with the fish mixture, then put the mix into the baking dish.

Cover dish, and cook over a boiling water until ready.

To serve, pour the last 1/3 of butter on top.

Pelmeni with Fish and Mushrooms

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 09/09/2017 - 20:18.

Note:

Pelmeni is one of most popular and most ancient Russian dishes.
As everything can be wrapped in pie, as everything can be wrapped in pelmeni.

Ingredients:

17.6 oz (500 g) all-purpose flour
2 egg
7 fl.oz (200 mL) warm milk
3 tbsp vegetable oil
5.2 oz (150 g) canned salmon
3.5 oz (100 g) fresh mushrooms3.5 oz (100 g) ground cheese
1 tbsp chopped greens (dill, parsley, etc.)
2 tbsp dried greens, ground
Salt on your taste

Method:

Sift a flour, whip eggs, and stir the flour, the eggs, a warm milk, a pinch of salt, and 1 tbsp vegetable oil together.

Set aside for 30 minutes.

Chop mushrooms thinly, and stir-fry with 2 tbsp vegetable oil for 3 minutes.

Press a fish using fork into very small pieces, and stir the mushrooms, fish, dried greens, a ground cheese, and a salt thoroughly.

Roll a dough very thin, and cut rounds using a glass.

Put equal portions of a fish-mushroom-cheese stuffing in center of each round.

Tie the edges, to get semi-rounds - pelmeni.

Bring salted water to boil, and put pelmeni into the water.

Boil for about 7 minutes.

Sprinkle with fresh chopped greens when you serve.

Note:

You may serve pelmeni with a broth, or without it, with a sour cream, a mayonnaise, a tomato sauces, a vinegar, a ground cheese, etc.

There are hundreds recipes of pelmeni, and tens of pelmeni's dough recipes.

Pelmeni was and is one of most important Russian dishes.

Zander Patties with Rice under Crayfish Sauce

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 09/03/2017 - 20:20.

Ingredients:

3 lb zander
3 black peppercorns, ground
1 cup rice
1/4 lb (110 g) butter
1 cup white wine
1/4 lb (110 g) bone marrow
1 onion
1 cup broth
2 pinch saffron
1/2 cup ground cheese
1-2 slice white bread
1/2 cup milk
2 tbsp whipping cream

For sauce:

2 tbsp sour cream
30 crayfish
1/2 cup flour
3 cup broth
1/2 tsp lemon juice

Method:

Soak a rice in a cold water overnight.

Drain the rice in a colander, and place in a sauce-pan.

Cover the rice with cold water, and bring to boil.

Drain the rice, and rinse with cold water.

Melt a butter in another sauce-pan, stir with a chopped bone marrow, and bring to boil.

Put a sliced onion into the sauce-pan with the marrow, and cook until the onions get golden color.

Remove onions from the sauce-pan, and add rice into sauce-pan.

Stir-fry for about 2 minutes, then add a wine.

When rice thickens, add a saffron, and a hot broth to cover rice.

Cook until rice is done.

To make patties, chop a zander fine, aand add ground peppercorns.

Soak a bread in a milk, squeeze the bread, and add to the chopped fish.

Put a whipping cream into a mix, stir, and grate thinly.

Shape patties, roll in a flour, and cook with butter until a readiness.

Boil a crayfish with a salt and a dill.

Peel the claws and tails.

Pound the shells, and stir-fry with 2 tbsp butter until golden, then add 1/2 cup flour and 3 cups a broth.

Stir well, and cook until a sauce thicken.

Then, stray it, and add 2 tbsp sour cream, 1/2 tsp a lemon juice, the crayfish tails and claws, stir well, and bring to boil one more time.

Serve zander patties with a rice, sprinkle rice with a ground cheese, and pour the crayfish sauce on top.

Kuban's Strumbes

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:57.

Ingredients:

1 lb – 1 lb 1.5 oz flour
24.5 oz (700 g) ground meat
1 egg
7 fl.oz (200 mL) warm water
11.5 oz (300 g) onion
3 garlic clove
2 tbsp sour cream
2 tbsp tomato paste
Salt, ground black pepper, and greens on your taste
3 tbsp vegetable oil
3-4 tbsp flour

Method:

In a large bowl, blend a warm water and an egg together.

Pour a flour into the bowl, and knead a dough.

Set aside.

Chop onions and garlic cloves, and stir a half of the onions with a ground meat.

Add a salt, a pepper, greens (and other spices, optionally) to the meat with the garlic and onions, and stir one more time thoroughly.

Divide the dough into 2 equal parts.

Sprinkle a table with a flour, and knead one of dough halves on the table one more time.

Roll this piece into long stripe (3:1 length to width).

Put one half of the ground meat with spices onto a middle of the dough stripe evenly.

Roll the dough alongside, and press the edges.

Cut a roll into 1”-width pieces.

Sprinkle a board with flour, and place the roll pieces on it.

Press on top slightly. This is not cooked strumbes.

Make a sauce: stir-fry onions and garlics in a deep skillet with a 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil.

Add a sour cream, a tomato paste, salt, and pepper.

Stir well, and simmer for about 3-4 minutes.

Pre-heat a wide deep skillet with 2 tbsp vegetable oil, and place the strumbes into the skillet.

Add 5.2 fl oz (150 mL) a warm water into the skillet, and set a heating to low.

When the water starts to boil, pour the sour cream-onion sauce evenly into skillet with strumbes, cover skillet with a lid, and simmer for about 30 minutes over the low heating.

Serve strumbes hot, and cook the second half of strumbes (or, you can freeze them until the next time).

Fish Cutlet "Siberian"

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 08/21/2017 - 05:07.

Ingredients:

1 lb fresh salmon fillet
1/3 lb pork fat without skin
2 large onion
Salt and ground pepper on your taste
4 tbsp ghee

Method:

Cut a fish fillet and a pork fat into medium pieces.

Peel onions.

Grate the fish, pork, and onions together.

Add spices, and stir well.

Shape medium-size cutlets, and bake them in a pre-heated (360 degrees F, 180 C) oven until a readiness (the juice is transparent).

To serve, put a piece of cold ghee on top of the each cutlet.