Salads

“White Birch” Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 01/06/2007 - 09:41.
Ingredients:

1 cup boiled chicken breast cut into medium cubes
1 green apple, peeled and thinly grated
3 boiled egg whites thinly grated
1 shallot onion, peeled, cut into half-rings, and fried for 2 minutes with vegetable oil
¼ lb grated cheese
Mayonnaise and greens on taste

Method:

Put a layer of fried onions in a salad bowl, sprinkle with mayo.
Put a boiled chicken meat layer over it, sprinkle with mayo.
Put the next layer of grated egg whites, cover with mayo.
Put the next layer of grated apple.
Put the next layer of grated cheese over it, cover with mayo.
Decorate with greens, let sit for 1 hour at room temperature, or for up to 12 hours in a refrigerator, and serve.

"Happy New Year" Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 12/31/2006 - 01:01.
Ingredients for 2:

0.25lb boiled chicken breast
0.5 can yellow corn
3-4 boiled potatoes
1 English cucumber (or 2 medium brined cucumbers)
Cauliflower 1/8 lb

Smoked fish – Potato Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 12/23/2006 - 11:05.
Ingredients:

1 lb smoked fish (cold smoked preferably)
0.5 lb boiled potatoes
2 hard-boiled eggs
2 tbsp horseradish (optional)
0.5 lb mayonnaise (or sour cream sauce, or sour cream-mayo mix)
Dill and parsley greens on taste

Method:

Cut skinless and boneless smoked fish fillets into small pieces.
Grate eggs, and, optionally, horseradish.
Peel and cut potatoes into medium cubes.
Mix all ingredients, put in a salad bowl, and decorate with the greens.

Rainbow Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 12/09/2006 - 09:57.
Ingredients:

Any green salad bag
1 English cucumber
1 red sweet pepper
1 orange sweet pepper
1 yellow sweet pepper
0.5 lb cherry tomatoes
1 large blue (violet) onion
¼ lb crumbled or cubed Feta

For dressing:

Dill, Italian parsley, onions greens
Baked sesame seeds
Baked sunflower seeds
4 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp mustard
1 tsp grated garlic

Method:

Peel and slice peppers, onion, cucumber.
Mix all salad ingredients.
Blend all dressing ingredients.
Pour the dressing over the salad, and mix well.
Serve immediately.

Herring Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 12/09/2006 - 09:56.
Ingredients:

4 medium boiled potatoes
2 medium boiled beets
2 large herring fillets (de-boned, skinless)
1 medium shallot onion
3 tbsp grated cheese
3 hard-boiled eggs
Mayonnaise and vegetable oil on taste

Method:

Peel potatoes, cut into medium cubes.
Place a layer of potato cubes on a serving dish, sprinkle with vegetable oil.
Slice 1 herring fillet into small cuts,
Put them over the potato layer.
Peel onions, cut into small cubes, and put 1/3 on the herring layer.
Put a thin layer of mayo over the onions.
Peel and grate egg whites and egg yolks separately.
Put a layer of grated egg whites over the mayo layer.
Peel and grate beets.
Put ½ grated beets, as a layer over the egg whites layer.
Continue putting the next layers in the same order (potato – herring – onions – mayo – egg whites – beets) until ingredients run out.
Decorate with a mayonnaise layer, sprinkle with grated cheese and grated egg yolks.

Orange Color Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 11/25/2006 - 10:21.
Ingredients:

3 large boiled carrots
3 eggs (or 9 quail eggs)
1 pack crabmeat imitation
Mayonnaise on taste
3-9 tbsp grated cheese (or tofu) - on taste

Method:

Peel and grate carrots.
Peel and cut eggs (quail ones in two halves, chicken ones into half-rings), or grate them.
Cut crabmeat imitation into small cubes.
Mix all ingredients and serve.

Cauliflower salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 11/18/2006 - 10:20.
Ingredients:

1 cauliflower
½ lb boiled chicken meat
½ lb boiled beef
½ lb boiled green peas (possibly, from a can)
2 medium cucumbers (fresh, or salted, or pickled)
3 hard-boiled eggs
2 boiled potatoes

Method:

Cut the cauliflower into medium flowers, put in boiling water, and boil for 5 minutes.
Cut all ingredients into medium cubes, mix them, add mayo, salt, and pepper on taste.
Mix well.

Note:

You can make a vegetarian version of this salad (with no meat, but with fresh cucumbers and tomatoes instead.
In this case, use a mix sour cream – mayonnaise (1:1) instead of mayonnaise, and decorate with greens.

Calamari salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 11/11/2006 - 10:35.
Ingredients:

1.25 lb calamari
1 large English cucumber
2 hard-boiled eggs
1 large shallot onion
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp salt
1/3 tsp sugar
0.25 lb cooked rice
2 tbsp mayonnaise

Method:

Peel onion, cut into thin semi-rings, put in a dish, and pour 1 cup of boiling water over it.
Drain after 30 seconds.
Mix salt, sugar, vegetable oil, and lemon juice, and pour it over the onions.
Let sit for 1 hour or more.
Peel calamari, and boil in salt boiling water for 2-3 minutes (no more!).
Cut calamari into thin stripes.
Peel cucumber and eggs, and cut them into small cubes.
Mix cucumbers, eggs, calamari, onions, and mayonnaise.
Let sit for 20 minutes at room temperature, and serve.

Crab Salad with Caviar

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 11/04/2006 - 10:43.
Ingredients:

0.75 lb crabmeat, or crabmeat imitation
1 large green apple (Granny Smith preferably)
1 sweet red pepper
Caviar – 1 can (1/8 lb)
"1000 islands" dressing on taste

Method:

Peel and grate the apple, and the pepper.
Cut crabmeat, or imitation, into very small cuts.
Mix crabmeat, apple, pepper, caviar, and sauce on taste.
Decorate with seafood.
You can serve this dish as a salad, in a salad bowl, or as an appetizer, in tartlets, or Panna Cotta.

Fast Fish Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 10/21/2006 - 09:27.
Ingredients for 2:

1 cup boiled rice
1 can fish in own juice (or 0.5 lb boiled fish without bones and skin)
0.5 bunch green onions
4 hard-boiled eggs
2 tbsp grated cheese
2 medium picles
2 tbsp mayonnaise

Method:

Grate eggs, cucumbers, cut green onions and fish.
Mix all ingredients and mayo, and mix well.