Russian Salad Recipe

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  • Potatoes – 100 gms, cooked in salted boiling water
  • Fresh Broad Beans – 100 gms, shelled, cooked in salted boiling water
  • Baby Carrots – 100 gms
  • Baby Sweetcorn – 100 gms
  • Baby Turnips – 100 gms
  • Button Mushrooms – 100 gms, cut into thin pieces
  • Prawns – 350 gms, cooked, peeled and deveined
  • Mayonnaise – 125 ml
  • Lemon Juice – 1 tblsp
  • Bottled  Capers – 2 tblsp, drained and rinsed
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil – 2 tblsp
  • Hard-boiled Eggs – 2, shelled and halved
  • Anchovy Fillets – 4, canned, drained and halved
  • Paprika – to garnish


  1. Cook the carrots, sweetcorn and turnips in a large saucepan of lightly salted boiling water for 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Mix the mushrooms and prawns together in a bowl.
  3. Mix the mayonnaise and lemon juice together in a separate bowl, then fold half the mixture into the prawn mixture.
  4. Fold in the capers and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Drain the mixed vegetables, refresh under cold running water and tip into a bowl.
  6. When the potatoes are cooked, drain, refresh and tip into the bowl.
  7. Pop the broad beans out of their skins and add to the bowl.
  8. Add the olive oil and toss to coat.
  9. Divide the potatoes and vegetables between serving plates and top with the prawn mixture.
  10. Place a hard-boiled egg half in the centre of each.
  11. Garnish with the halved anchovies.
  12. Sprinkle paprika and serve with the remaining mayonnaise mixture.

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15 thoughts on “Russian Salad

  1. Gaganmeet said on April 11, 2011 at 4:47 am

    You can also add boiled corn, tomatoes, bolied peas.

  2. meeramadhumohan said on March 15, 2011 at 3:31 am


  3. apolo velasco said on December 22, 2010 at 10:40 pm

    it’s will be much better if you add sugar beets. it will give better taste, texture and color.

  4. Siddhartha said on December 15, 2010 at 5:35 am

    I Like This
    But If We Will Add 2 tsp Curd In It So Test Will Be Increase

  5. maleehazehra said on November 20, 2010 at 3:12 am

    this is owsum !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. poonam said on November 11, 2010 at 2:43 am

    it is very easy,delicious method

  7. hajara said on August 15, 2010 at 10:40 am

    very nice

  8. kishan said on August 3, 2010 at 2:23 pm

    awesome…real help n simple

  9. Sneha said on June 13, 2010 at 3:12 am

    Seems some ingredients are missing

  10. shanthi said on April 13, 2010 at 8:01 am


  11. Vinod said on February 19, 2010 at 8:39 am

    What Russian Salad is this – No diced Pineapple, no apple, no cream and so little mayonnaise.
    Wonder who will eat this salad

  12. Benny said on February 14, 2010 at 6:51 pm

    It’s an Excellent Salad which i ever saw

  13. chaman said on November 30, 2009 at 8:33 am


  14. akrishnan said on November 17, 2009 at 9:16 pm

    For first time I prepared it and my daughter liked it.Thank you
    very much.AKRISHNAN(INDIA)

  15. Shashi said on November 7, 2009 at 3:38 am

    how about adding a TSF of hung curd to make it more tasty.May be for vegetarians the hung curd can substitute Mayonnaise

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