Salads

Potato salad with radish (daikon)

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 02/24/2007 - 00:57.
Ingredients:

6 medium potatoes
4 medium brined, pickled or salted cucumbers
2 hard-boiled eggs
1 medium radish (about 0.75 lb), or daikon
4 tbsp mayonnaise
Greens and grated black pepper on taste

Method:

Boil potatoes until readiness, cool, peel, and cut into medium cubes.
Peel and grate eggs.
Remove seeds from the cucumbers, drain a little, and cut into slices.
Peel and cut the radish into thin slices.
Mix all ingredients, add mayo and pepper, and stir well.
Decorate with egg and cucumber slices, and greens.

Salad with cod liver

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 02/17/2007 - 21:50.
Ingredients:

1 can cod liver
1 English cucumber
3 medium tomatoes
1 Peking cabbage
½ shallot onion
2 dill stalks
Lemon juice, pepper, (optional) vegetable oil on taste

Method:

Drain oil from the can with cod liver, put cod liver in a salad bowl, and press with a fork.
Peel and grate cucumbers.
Cut tomatoes, remove the seeds, and cut the Peking cabbage into thin stripes.
Cut the onion into small cubes, cut dills.
Mix all ingredients in the salad bowl well; add lemon juice, salt, mix all together.
Serve immediately.

Sturgeon-Vegetable Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 02/10/2007 - 09:56.
Ingredients:

¾ lb sturgeon
1 lb boiled potatoes
¼ lb cucumber
¼ lb apples
¼ lb tomatoes (cherry tomatoes, possible)
½ lb Mayonnaise
1 hard-boiled egg
Green salad, salt, and sugar on taste

Method:

Boil sturgeon in salt water with ½ tsp lemon juice.
Then drain, cool, and cut into small slices.
Peel potatoes, and cut into medium cubes.
Cut the apples, cucumbers, and tomatoes in same-size pieces.
Mix all ingredients, add mayonnaise, salt, and sugar, and mix very well.
Cover a large flat plate with green salad leaves, and put the salad over them.
Decorate with egg slices, and serve.

Carrot-Garlic Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 02/03/2007 - 13:03.
Ingredients:

3 medium carrots
5 garlic cloves
½ cup sour cream, yogurt, or mayonnaise
1 hard-boiled egg
½ tsp sugar
Salt on taste

Method:

Peel and grate carrots.
Grate garlic together with salt and sugar.
Mix carrots and garlic.
Pour sour cream over the mix.
Mix well.
Peel the egg, and cut it into half-rings.
Put the carrot-garlic mix in a salad bowl, decorate with egg slices, and serve.

Beet – Prune Salad

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 01/20/2007 - 10:48.
Ingredients:

2 medium beets
½ cup dried prunes
1 cup walnuts
2 tbsp raisins
Mayonnaise on taste

Method:

Boil the beets until readiness, peel, and grate.
Pour 1 cup of boiling water over the prunes, let to sit for 30 minutes, then drain, remove pits, and cut the prunes into small cubes.
Pour ½ cup boiling water over the raisins, let sit for 1 minute, then drain.
Grate walnuts, mix them with all the other ingredients, and mix well.

Winter Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 01/06/2007 - 09:42.
Ingredients:

½ lb boiled meat
2/3 lb boiled potatoes
3 medium pickled cucumbers
1 hard-boiled egg
Mayonnaise on taste
1 medium boiled beet
1 medium boiled carrot
2 tbsp pickled fruits or berries
2 tbsp meat jelly

Method:

Cut the meat, potatoes, and cucumbers into same-size cuts.
Grate the egg.
Mix the meat, potatoes, egg, and cucumbers with the mayo.
Put the mix in the middle of a large flat plate.
Cut peeled beets and carrots into decorative pieces (stars, stripes, rings, etc.)
Put the vegetable cuts around the salad.
Cut the meat jelly into cubes.
Sprinkle the salad with meat jelly cubes and pickled berries, and serve.

“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.