Russian salad

Based on 26 ratings

Difficulty

Hard 💪
90
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
eggs
250 g pickled herring
80 g ham
80 g chicken
80 g sausage
gherkins
10 g chives
potatoes (medium-sized)
carrots (medium-sized)
150 g peas (frozen)
1 tbsp mustard
300 ml vegetable oil
lemon (zest and juice)
salt
pepper
ice cubes for ice bath
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
638
Protein
20 g
Fat
59 g
Carb
8 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.
    • 250 g pickled herring
    • 80 g ham
    • 80 g chicken
    • 80 g sausage
    • gherkins
    • 10 g chives
    • potatoes
    • 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.
    • 150 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.
    • eggs
    • 1 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.
    • 300 ml vegetable oil
    • ½ 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.
    • ½ 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.

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