Herring under a fur coat

Layered beetroot shuba salad. Dressed herring, herring under a fur coat

Herring under a fur coat

“Herring under a fur coat”

One of the most original recipes of Russian cuisine. This salad combines the juiciness of boiled vegetables and aroma of salted herring. It is the best appetizer and almost any one meal.


  • beets – 2 pieces
  • carrots – 2 pieces
  • potatoes – 2 pieces
  • mayonnaise
  • herring fillet – 300 grams or 2-3 pieces
  • onions – 1 head.

How to prepare

Carrots, potatoes and beets thoroughly wash the brush under running water so that the vegetables are not left earthen lumps. Put the prepared products in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Put on fire, bring to a boil and the fire to strangle. To maintain a constant boil and boil the vegetables for 30-40 minutes until fully cooked.

Herring clean, separate fillets and remove with tweezers all the small bones. From the quality of the fish depends on the success of the whole salad. It is unlikely guests will enjoy the pull the bone from her plate. Processed fillets cut into pieces. Onions cut into small cubes.

In a deep bowl, grease the walls with mayonnaise as the salad will be better soaked from all sides.

The first layer put boiled potatoes, grated on a coarse grater. From top to grease mayonnaise dressing. If the herring salad not too salty, the potatoes a little salt. The second layer is onions. Herring they give a unique combination of taste. The third layer – grated carrots. It is also lubricated with mayonnaise and cover with a layer of shredded beets. The last layer is abundantly pour mayonnaise and decorate with fresh herbs.