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Russian salad

Russian salad

Based on 34 ratings

Difficulty

Hard 💪

Preparation

90 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
eggs
62½ g
pickled herring
20 g
ham
20 g
chicken
20 g
sausage
2
gherkins
g
chives
¾
potatoes (medium-sized)
½
carrots (medium-sized)
37½ g
peas (frozen)
¼ tbsp
mustard
75 ml
vegetable oil
¼
lemon (zest and juice)
salt
pepper
ice cubes for ice bath
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Utensils

skimmer, saucepan, cutting board, knife, bowl, whisk, citrus press, cooking spoon

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Nutrition per serving

Cal638
Fat59 g
Protein20 g
Carb8 g
  • Step 1/ 8

    Add two thirds of the eggs to a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and allow to cook for 7 – 8 min. Remove from saucepan and immediately transfer to an ice bath or rinse with cold water. Peel when cool enough to handle.
    • eggs
    • ice cubes for ice bath
    • skimmer
    • saucepan

    Add two thirds of the eggs to a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and allow to cook for 7 – 8 min. Remove from saucepan and immediately transfer to an ice bath or rinse with cold water. Peel when cool enough to handle.

  • Step 2/ 8

    Slice eggs. Dice pickled herring, cooked meat, and gherkins. Finely chop chives. Peel potatoes and carrot and cut into small cubes.
    • 62½ g pickled herring
    • 20 g ham
    • 20 g chicken
    • 20 g sausage
    • 2 gherkins
    • g chives
    • ¾ potatoes
    • ½ carrots
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Slice eggs. Dice pickled herring, cooked meat, and gherkins. Finely chop chives. Peel potatoes and carrot and cut into small cubes.

  • Step 3/ 8

    Add carrot cubes to a saucepan with lightly salted boiling water and blanch for approx. 3 – 4 min. Remove from water and immediately transfer to an ice bath.
    • salt
    • ice cubes for ice bath
    • skimmer
    • saucepan
    • bowl

    Add carrot cubes to a saucepan with lightly salted boiling water and blanch for approx. 3 – 4 min. Remove from water and immediately transfer to an ice bath.

  • Step 4/ 8

    Then, add peas to boiling water and blanch for approx. 2 – 3 min. Transfer to ice bath and allow to cool for approx. 3 – 5 min. Remove carrots and peas from ice bath and set aside.
    • 37½ g peas
    • skimmer
    • saucepan
    • bowl

    Then, add peas to boiling water and blanch for approx. 2 – 3 min. Transfer to ice bath and allow to cool for approx. 3 – 5 min. Remove carrots and peas from ice bath and set aside.

  • Step 5/ 8

    In another saucepan, bring lightly salted water to a boil. Add potato cubes and continue to cook for approx. 10 – 13 min. until cooked through. Then remove from water and set aside.
    • salt
    • skimmer
    • saucepan

    In another saucepan, bring lightly salted water to a boil. Add potato cubes and continue to cook for approx. 10 – 13 min. until cooked through. Then remove from water and set aside.

  • Step 6/ 8

    Separate remaining eggs and add egg yolk to a bowl. Add mustard and whisk to combine.
    • ¾ eggs
    • ¼ tbsp mustard
    • bowl
    • whisk

    Separate remaining eggs and add egg yolk to a bowl. Add mustard and whisk to combine.

  • Step 7/ 8

    In a steady stream, add vegetable oil to egg yolks while stirring constantly. Whisk until fully incorporated. Then, season to taste with salt, pepper, and lemon juice.
    • 75 ml vegetable oil
    • lemon
    • citrus press

    In a steady stream, add vegetable oil to egg yolks while stirring constantly. Whisk until fully incorporated. Then, season to taste with salt, pepper, and lemon juice.

  • Step 8/ 8

    Add potatoes, carrots, peas, gherkins, eggs, cooked meat, pickled herring, and chives to a large bowl. Add mayonnaise and season to taste with salt, pepper, and zest and juice of remaining lemon. Mix carefully to combine all ingredients.
    • lemon
    • salt
    • pepper
    • bowl
    • cooking spoon

    Add potatoes, carrots, peas, gherkins, eggs, cooked meat, pickled herring, and chives to a large bowl. Add mayonnaise and season to taste with salt, pepper, and zest and juice of remaining lemon. Mix carefully to combine all ingredients.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Russian salad

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