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Recipe «Crabs with mushrooms baked in cream»
Recipe «Baked potato with pike caviar»
Recipe «Russian herring in shuba»Crabs with mushrooms baked in cream recipe serves 2 persons; preparation time ~ 20 minutes; cooking time ~ 20 minutes Ingredients: 100 g. crab meat, 100 g. white mushrooms, 1 onion, cream, salt, black pepper. Directions: Prepare basis for baking. Cut crab claws with special scissors. Put out meat. Cut claws into half so that they are «boats». Prepare stuffing. Cut crab meat and white mushrooms into dices, chop onion finely. Roast mushrooms and onion for 3-5 minutes. Add cream and steam on medium fire. Mix roast mushrooms and onion with crab meat. Salt and pepper to taste. Place mixture into claws halves and bake in oven for 6-7 minutes at 180 degrees. Oil with butter and serve with chopped dill. Baked potato with pike caviar recipe serves 2 persons; preparation time ~ 5 minutes; cooking time ~ 1,5 hour Ingredients: 1 large potato, 30 g. butter, pike caviar. Directions: Wash potato and wipe it thoroughly. Wrap into several layers of foil. Bake in oven for at least 1.5 hour. Butter stuffing. Cut prepared potato into two right in the foil. Clean each part out of pulp so that they are like «boats». Blend potato with butter until mashed and stuff with it the boats in foil. Bake for 10-15 minutes at 180 degrees. Oil cooked dish with butter before serving. Serve with pike caviar and freshly-salted cucumbers. Russian herring in shuba recipe serves 2 persons; cooking time ~ 5 minutes Ingredients: 100 g. herring fillet, 1 boiled potato, 1 onion, 2 boiled carrots, 1 boiled beet, 1 sour apple, 3 boiled eggs, mayonnaise. Directions: Chop herring fillet, onion and apple finely. Grate other ingredients. Place in different plates. Put them slayer by slayer by coating with mayonnaise in the following sequence: 1. potato 2. herring fillet 3. onion 4. apple (a little bit) 5. carrot 6. beet Don't coat with mayonnaise the highest layer, but sprinkle with grated eggs. Leave in a fridge for an hour before serving.