Exotic Russian Salad

Exotic Russian Salad

This salad could easily be adapted to include a different combination of vegetables or even fruit such as apples and pineapples. What’s important to remember is to refrain from overdoing it with the mayonnaise. No one wants a sloppy and wet Russian Salad. There’s nothing exotic about that.

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Exotic Russian Salad

Recipe by Lonno LodgeCourse: StartersCuisine: InternationalDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Total time

35

minutes

This salad could easily be adapted to include a different combination of vegetables or even fruit such as apples and pineapples. What’s important to remember is to refrain from overdoing it with the mayonnaise. No one wants a sloppy and wet Russian Salad. There’s nothing exotic about that.

Ingredients

  • 150g Carrots

  • 200g Green peas

  • 350g Potatoes

  • 120g Shrimp

  • 120g Cooked ham

  • 4 Eggs

  • 4 Tablespoons of Mayonnaise

  • Salt

Directions

  • Wash, peel and chop carrots and potatoes into small 0.5cm cubes. Cook potatoes in salted water for 8-10 minutes or until fork can easily pierce through. Cook carrots and green peas for 5-6 minutes in boiling salted water. All vegetables should be cooked thoroughly but should not loose their firmness. Drain and allow to cool.
  • Boil eggs for 8-9 minutes for medium hardboiled egg. When done, remove eggs and cool them under running cold water. Peel shell.
  • Clean, devein and rinse shrimp under cool water. Boil shrimp for 5 minutes in salted water. Remove shrimp and drain. Allow them to cool
  • Cut cooked ham into small 0.5cm cubes.
  • Cut the hardboiled eggs in quarters.
  • Place vegetables in a bowl and add the mayonnaise to combine them together. Finally add the ham and shrimp to the mixture. Combine thoroughly and salt to taste.
  • Divide the mixture into small bowls, at Lonno Lodge, to add an exotic flare, shells are used. Place hardboiled eggs on top as a garnish.

Notes

  • This recipe is part of our renown “The Charming Lonno Lodge Cookbook” that you can download for free or purchase as a printed copy on Amazon.