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Quick Chicken in Aspic

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 05/20/2018 - 17:54.

Ingredients:

21 oz (600 g) chicken tights
1 carrot
½ can green olives
21 fl oz water
3.5 oz (100 g) canned corn
3 bay leaf
½ tsp salt
1/3 oz (10 g) gelatin
1 tbsp mustard

Method:

Wash chicken tights thoroughly, and put into a sauce-pan.

Add a carrot, bay leaves, a salt, and a water, and bring to boil.

Boil for about 1 hour over a low-to-medium heating, under a lid.

Remove a foam, when necessary.

After 1 hour, take the tights out, remove skins and bones, and chop meats thinly.

Take the carrot from the sauce-pan, cut into cubes, and stir with the chopped meat.
Slice olives.
Put the olives, and canned corns evenly In small baking dishes.

Put chicken meat with carrots on top.

Dissolve a gelatin in a almost boiling broth as an instruction requires.

Pour the broth with gelatin into the baking dishes, to cover meat.

Put all leftovers, but the bay leaves, in a wide glass dish, and pour broth with gelatin on top.

Cover dishes with lids (or just with plastic wraps), and place in a refrigerator.

Let to harden.

To serve, place small baking dishes in a hot water for a moment, and turn over a flat dish.

Decorate with a Russian-style mustard, and serve.

Fish Bitki

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:56.

Ingredients:

17.5 oz (500 g) fish fillet (sea fish with white meat)
7 oz (200 g)white bread
3.5 fl oz (100 mL) milk
1 egg
3.5 oz (100 g) breadcrumbs
1.7 oz (50 g) butter
Vegetable oil for frying
Ground black pepper and a salt on your taste

Method:

Soak a bread in a milk.

Warm a butter.

Grate a fish fillet.

Stir the ground fish, soaked bread, and warmed butter together.

Grate a mix one more time.

Stir the mix with a salt, a pepper, and an egg, well.

Shape small round cutlets – bitki, and roll with bread crumbs.

Pre-heat a vegetable oil in a skillet, and cook the bitki until a golden crust increases on both sides.

Apple-Honey Pie

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 05/06/2018 - 06:22.

Ingredients:

3 tbsp honey
1 cup sugar
1 pack baking powder
3 egg
5.2 oz (150 g) butter
17.5 oz (500 g) apple
8.7 oz (250 g) flour
1 pack vanilla sugar
1 tsp lemon juice

Method:

Peel apples, remove stalks and seeds.

Cut the apples into medium-size pieces, sprinkle with a lemon juice, stir, and set aside.

Warm a butter.

Whip eggs, a sugar, and a vanilla sugar to a strong foam, then add a salt and the butter, and whip until an even consistency.

Add a baking powder at the end.

Then, add a honey, and stir thoroughly.

Add a flour, and stir until a cream-like batter has an even consistency.

Put the apples into the batter, and stir well because the batter volume is almost same as the apples one.

Pre-heat an oven to 380 F (200 C).

Rub a baking dish with butter, and put the batter with apples into the dish.

Bake for about 40 minutes, check with a wood stick, and bake more if a pie is not ready yet.

Herring Butter – 3

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Mon, 04/30/2018 - 04:55.

Ingredients:

1 large salted herring
6.3 oz (180 g) butter
3 spring onion stalk
5 dill stalk
1 tsp mustard

Method:

Peel a herring, remove skins, fins, and bones.

Chop the herring fillets into very small pieces.

Chop dills and onions.

Warm a butter to soft, and blend with a mustard, herring, and the chopped dills and onions.

Roll a herring butter into a plastic wrap tightly, and place into a refrigerator until using.

Note:

You may keep the butter in refrigerator for about 1 week.

To serve, slice into rounds, one or more per a portion.

Zucchini with Garlic

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 04/29/2018 - 09:55.

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.

Vegetable Soup – 1

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 04/08/2018 - 07:43.

Ingredients:

1 carrot
1 onion
1 medium turnip (or other vegetable, 21 oz)
2 tbsp flour
3 tbsp sour cream
Salt and ground black pepper on your taste

Method:

Peel vegetables, cut into medium cubes, and put into a sauce-pan.

Pour ¼ G (1 L) a hot water on top, bring to a boiling, and boil for 30 minutes over a small-to-medium heating.

Then, press the vegetables, to get a part of puree, and another part small pieces, and bring to boil once more.

Stir a flour with 3 tbsp a cold water, and pour into a soup.

Stir well, add a salt and a black pepper.

To serve, put 1-2 tbsp a sour cream into every serving plate.

HAPPY EASTER!

Salad “Short Stop”

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 04/01/2018 - 01:23.

Ingredients:

10-11 oz (250-300 f) smoked chicken fillet
3 large tomatoes
3 large egg
¾ cup croutons
Salt, ground pepper, and mayonnaise on your taste

Method:

Cut all ingredients into 1/2”-side cubes.

Stir all ingredients, and serve.

Potato Pies with Fillings

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 03/25/2018 - 20:54.

Ingredients:

For pies:

6 large potato
1 egg
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp sour cream
1 small onion
1/2 tsp salt
Pinch of ground black pepper

For meat fillings:

8 oz ground meat
1 small onion
Salt and pepper on your taste
2 tbsp water

Vegetable oil for frying

Note:

For fish fillings, use the same ingredients but change meat to fish, and add some drops of a lemon juice.

For vegetable and mushroom fillings, use 16 oz of main ingredient (vegetables or mushrooms) for filling.

Method:

Grate the potatoes thinly.

Using a sieve, separate the potato juice from the starch, and set the juice aside.

Put the ground potatoes and the starch into a large bowl.

Grate the onion very thinly.

Combine all the pies' ingredients in the bowl.

Meanwhile, stir ingredients for a filling together and set aside.

Pre-heat 1 tbsp a vegetable oil in a skillet, over a medium heat.

Using 2 tablespoons, portion out four potato pancakes.

Shape 1-2 tbsp of the filling into a patty and place on top of the potato pancake.

Cover filling with more potato pie mixture, and bake, or cook under a lid until golden on both sides.

Serve hot with a sour cream, 1-2 pies per a portion.

Schzhi with Beans

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 03/17/2018 - 16:02.

Ingredients:

14 oz (400 g) beef fillet
11.5 oz (300 g) cabbage, shredded
4 potatoes2 onion
1 carrot
1 bay leaf
7 oz (200 g) canned white beans
2 garlic clove
Juice of 1 lemon
4 lemon slices
Parsley greens, sour cream and salt on your taste

Method:

Wash a meat, put into a sauce-pan, pour a cold water on top, to cover the meat, add a salt, and bring to boil.

Remove a foam some times, and boil for 1 hour over a low-medium heating.

Meanwhile, peel vegetables, and cut into small pieces.

Put a cabbage, and sliced carrots, potatoes, and onions into the sauce-pan, and cook for 20 more minutes.

Take out the meat, cut it into small pieces, and put it back into sauce-pan.

Then, add beans, a chopped garlic, a bay leaf, a lemon juice to a soup, and boil all together for 3 more minutes.

When serve, add a slice of lemon, a pinch of a chopped parsley, and a tablespoon of a sour cream into each serving plate.

Old-Style Solyanka Soup

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 03/10/2018 - 17:40.

Ingredients:

¼ G (1 L) beef broth
11.5 oz (300 g) salted mushrooms
3-6 tbsp flour
1 medium onion
3-6 tbsp butter

Method:

Bring a broth to boil in a medium sauce-pan.

Chop onions and salted mushrooms thinly, put into the broth.

Stir-fry a flour with a butter, until a butter color turns light-brown.

Add the fried flout into a soup, and stir well.

Boil a the soup for about 3-5 more minutes, then serve.

Note:

This was a basic recipe, so usually this soup was also with carrots, and/or cabbage, fried onions, boiled grains, triple broth, etc.