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Russian Salad

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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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Gaganmeet April 11, 2011 - 4:47 am

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

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meeramadhumohan March 15, 2011 - 3:31 am


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apolo velasco December 22, 2010 - 10:40 pm

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

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Siddhartha December 15, 2010 - 5:35 am

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

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maleehazehra November 20, 2010 - 3:12 am

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

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poonam November 11, 2010 - 2:43 am

it is very easy,delicious method

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hajara August 15, 2010 - 10:40 am

very nice

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kishan August 3, 2010 - 2:23 pm

awesome…real help n simple

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Sneha June 13, 2010 - 3:12 am

Seems some ingredients are missing

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shanthi April 13, 2010 - 8:01 am


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Vinod February 19, 2010 - 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

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Benny February 14, 2010 - 6:51 pm

It’s an Excellent Salad which i ever saw

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chaman November 30, 2009 - 8:33 am


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akrishnan November 17, 2009 - 9:16 pm

For first time I prepared it and my daughter liked it.Thank you

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Shashi November 7, 2009 - 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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