Main dishes

Cutlets "Crimea"

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 02/21/2016 - 06:06.

Ingredients:

2.5 lb turkey breast
0.5 lb grated nut
0.25 lb butter
2 egg
1 large onion
Garlic, greens, and salt on taste
Flour, bread crumbs

Method:

Cut onions, greens, and (optional) garlic.

Blend butter, grated nuts, greens, and (optional) garlic, and cool a mixture.

Cut turkey breasts into slices; chop them to 1" thick.

Put the butter mixture in the center of every slice; cover the mix in the "envelope" of slices.

Roll every "envelope" in flour, then dip in slightly whipped eggs, and then roll in breadcrumbs.

Cook "envelopes" on a heated skillet for 3 minutes on a side.

Put them in an oven-safe dish greased with butter, and bake until ready (25 minutes).

Meat Rolls - 3

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 11/08/2015 - 10:23.

Ingredients:

1.5 lb (700 g) beef fillet
3 onion
2 pieces white bread
2 oz (60 g) ground cheese
3 tbsp buttered
1/2 cup beef broth
5 parsley stalk
Ground black pepper and salt on your taste

Method:

Slice a beef into same-size thin pieces.

Tenderize every piece, sprinkle with a salt and pepper.

Pre-heat a skillet with a butter, and cook every piece of fillet on both sides until a readiness.

Chop onions.

Soak bread pieces in a beef broth, stir with chopped onions, a ground cheese, butter, a salt, and a pepper, and stir well all together.

Put a portion of a mixture on every piece, roll, and put a roll into a deep skillet.

Repeat until you run out of ingredients.

Turn a heating to low-medium, pour a broth over the rolls, and add juices from cooked meat.

Simmer for about 10 minutes.

Chop a parsley.

To serve, sprinkle rolls on a plate with chopped parsley.

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.

Sturgeon a la Marshal

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 11/01/2015 - 09:32.

Ingredients:

1 lb sturgeon
1 shallot onion
1 carrot
5 black peppers
1 bay leaf
2 eggs
1/2 dry French bread
1/4 lb butter
Salt on taste

For Horseradish's sauce:

5 tbsp mayonnaise
1 oz horseradish
1 tbsp sugar
Salt on taste

Method:

Put sturgeon in very hot, but not boiling water for 5 minutes.

Clean fish skin off bone plates.

Peel and cut carrot into medium cuts.

Peel and cut onions into rings.

Bring to boil water with spices, salt, carrot, and onions.

Boil for about 5 minutes on medium heat.

Put sturgeon in a broth, bring to boil, ant turn heating to low.

Boil until ready (12-20 minutes).

Cool sturgeon in broth.

Then, take it out of the saucepan, dry, and cut into serving pieces.

Whip eggs with salt.

Grate dry bread (or use breadcrumbs).

Melt butter.

Dip every portion in whipped eggs, then roll in breadcrumbs, then dip in melted butter, then roll in breadcrumbs.

Put fish in an oven, pre-heated to 400º F, and bake for about 16-18 minutes.

Serve hot with any fresh vegetable salad, and with “Horseradish” sauce.

To make sauce, grate horseradish, and mix it with sugar.

Let it sit in a room (do not close with a lid!) for 40 minutes. Then, mix well with mayonnaise, and serve.

Note:

This way to cook fish was popular for noble dinners in Russia in 18-19 centuries.

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.

Rainbow Trout under crust

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 10/25/2015 - 07:16.

Ingredients:

4 medium rainbow trout fillet with skin
3.5 oz (100 g) butter, or margarine
3.5 oz (100 g) bread crumb
1.7 oz (50 g) fresh dill and parsley
1 lemon peels
Salt and white pepper on your taste

Metod:

Grate lemon peels.

Blend all ingredients except a fish.

Check if all bread crumbs dissolve in a mixture.

Cut 2 equal pieces of a baking paper, and roll the mixture between paper pieces into a rectangle (1/6”, or 5 mm thickness).

Put it into a refrigerator to freeze, for 1-2 hours.

Rub the fish with a salt.

Pre-heat 3 tbsp vegetable oil in a stove-safe and oven-safe dish, and put fish fillets into the dish, skins up.

Pre-heat an oven to 390 F (200 C).

Cut the butter layer into rectangles with fish fillet's sizes.

Cover fillets with the butter rectangles.

Place dish into the oven for about 15 minutes.

Serving portion is 2 fillets.

Note:

This method is working good for other fish too (cod, flounder, salmon, etc.) even if fish itself is dry and non-fat.

Stuffed Peppers-2

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 10/10/2015 - 17:43.

Ingredients for 3-4 portions:

8-9 medium pepper
3.5 oz (100 g) grain – rice, or bulgur, or other ones
2 tomato

2 carrot
1 onion
1 lb (450 g) ground meat: chicken, or turkey, or non-fat lamb
1 tbsp dried basil, or mayoram
2-3 tbsp vegetable oil
2-3 tbsp flour
Salt and pepper on taste

For sauce:

1 cup chicken broth (or other broth)
3 tbsp sour cream
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tsp mustard

Method:

Wash vegetables.

Boil grains until a readiness.

Peel onions and carrots, and grate thinly.

Peel tomatoes, and dice into small pieces.

Remove seeds and stalks from peppers.

Stir-fry onions and carrots with a butter, and add a ground meat and mayoram. continuing stir-frying.

When the meat is half-ready, add the grains and tomatoes.

Add a salt and a pepper, stir, and let to chill.

Then, stuff the peppers, and sprinkle with the flour a top.

Put peppers into a proper oven-safe dish.

Blend all ingredients for sauce, and pour over peppers.

Pre-heat an oven to 370 F (180 C).

Cover the dish with a foil piece, and set into the oven for 30-40 minutes.

Then, let to sit for 15 more minutes without heating.

To serve, put peppers on 3-4 serving dishes, and pour the sauce on top.

Plov with Pumpkin

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 11:49.

Ingredients for 8:

5 oz (130-150 g) vegetable oil
5-7 oz (150-200 g) onion - 1 large, and 1 small onion
17.5 – 21 oz (500-600 g) peeled pumpkin without seeds
8.8 oz (250 g) peeled carrot
8.8 oz (250 g) peeled quince without seeds
17.5-21 oz (500-600 g) rice
2.8 – 3.5 oz (80-100 g) chick-pea
2.8 – 3.5 oz (80-100 g) raisins
½ tsp baking soda
Salt on taste
½ tsp zira spice

Method:

For about 12 hours before starting, soak chick-peas in a 53 fl oz (1.5 L) warm water with ½ tsp a baking soda added.

Soak a rice in a warm, salted water.

Slice a large onion into half-rounds.

Peel a small onion.

Cut carrots into 0.2” (0.5 cm) - width medium wedges, and set aside.

Cut a peeled quince into quarters.

Cut a pumpkin into 1.2” x 2” (3 x 5 cm) wedges.

Pre-heat an oil in a deep, thick-sides and thick-bottom sauce-pan, and stir-fry the small onion while it's color turns brown, then remove onion from sauce-pan.

Fry the pumpkin wedges in this oil, while they get a nice crust, then take out wedges, and set aside.

Fry the onion half-rounds in the oil while they start to turn red, add the carrots and zira, and fry all together while gold crust increases on every vegetable piece.

Put the dried out chick-peas, raisins, quince wedges, salt, and more zira into the sauce-pan.

Pour a cold water into sauce-pan, to cover the ingredients, and bring to boil.

Decrease a heating to low, put the pumpkin wedges into sauce-pan, and boil for about 15 minutes.

Then, take out pumpkin wedges, put on a plate, and set aside.

Continue the heating, while quince is soft, then take out quince wedges, put on an other plate, and set aside.

Wash the rice thoroughly.

Turn the heating to high, put rice into sauce-pan, and add a boiling water, to cover rice + 0.5” (1-1.5 cm).

Boil, until rice is ready.

Then, put quince over rice, and put pumpkin over quince, cover sauce-pan with a lid, turn heating to very low, and cook for 15-20 minutes.

To serve, put pumpkin and quince wedges on a separate plate, stir a plov thoroughly, put the plov on a large dish in a mount shape.

Put pumpkin wedges on top.

Slice quince into thin wedges, and put around “a rice mountain”.

Serve immediately.

Chicken-Zucchini Cutlets

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 08/30/2015 - 05:17.

Ingredients:

2 lb (900 g) ground chicken
2 medium onion
3 garlic cloves
2 medium zucchini, or squash
12 green basil's leaves
2.5 oz (70 g) butter, or ghee, or margarine (optional)
7 oz (200 g) breadcrumbs
Salt and pepper on your taste
Vegetable oil for frying

Method:

Peel the onions, garlic, and zucchini.

Chop onions and zucchini, press garlic, and chop the basil's leaves.

Warm the butter.

Blend all ingredients together, with the exception of the 3.5 oz (100 g) breadcrumbs, and the vegetable oil.

Note:

If you will steam cutlets, then butter is not necessary to add.

Roll the mixture in a plastic wrap, and place in a refrigerator for 1 hour or more.

Then, pre-heat a skillet with the 1 tbsp of vegetable oil.

Shape cutlets using wet hands (2-3 for 1 portion), and roll in breadcrumbs.

Fry for about 3-4 minutes per side, and serve with any garnish and sauce.

Note:

If you steam cutlets, shape them lesser, plum-size, and steam for about 10 minutes under a lid.

You may freeze cutlets, and keep them in a freezer, in a plastic bag, between of parchment paper pieces.

Pasta with Walnut sauce

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 08/22/2015 - 18:58.

Ingredients:

3.5 oz (100 g) any pasta
2 large onion
½ cup peeled walnuts
2 tbsp soy sauce1 garlic clove
3-5 spicy peppercorns, ground
10 fresh parsley leaves, chopped
Salt on your taste

Method:

Boil the pasta in a salted water by instructions.

Peel the onions, chop into small cubes, and stir-fry with the vegetable oil in a skillet, until onions get a gold color.

Grate the walnuts into small pieces, and add to onions.

Pour the sauce into the skillet, and stir well.

Press the garlic, and stir-in to a mix on skillet.

Dry out pasta, and stir with the sauce from skillet.

Place on serving plates, sprinkle with the parsley leaves, and serve.