One of the popular dishes in many cuisines of the worldis a salad. It can be just a few types of vegetables with vinegar, butter or any other dressing, or you can combine meat, cheese and mushrooms. Add to the salads nuts, fish, fruits and various greens. Virtually every people has something of its own, with ingredients inherent in this climatic zone. At the same time, the modern kitchen is full of various options, when recipes are mixed, add or remove components, cooks bring something new. In addition to flavoring, the external characteristics are also important, you will agree, it is much more pleasant to eat a beautifully decorated dish. Salads are no exception, and it is especially important if we cook not just for dinner, but for some celebration, for example, for New Year's. In this article we offer recipes for New Year salads. Not only delicious, but also very beautiful. Such original works of culinary art will become a real decoration of the festive table. Salad "Sea Cake" Salad does not necessarily have to look,As a bright mixture of cubes or slices of ingredients. Make for the New Year's holiday is such an unusual cake, which will please all who love seafood. It will take:
- Slightly salted fish - 0,5 kg.
- Eggs - 4 pcs.
- Rice groats - 100 g.
- Shrimp - 400 g (easy to replace with crab meat).
Since we have a cake, even if not sweet, it must necessarily be with cream. Yes it will need:
- Sour cream (better fat) - 4 tbsp. l.
- Mayonnaise - 4 tbsp. l.
- Gelatine instant - 8 g.
- Cream cheese (suitable for "Philadelphia or other similar) - 100 g.
- Parsley is a bunch.
- Red caviar.
You will also need to use food film andcapacity of a suitable shape. Rice groats and eggs must be cooked, of course, in separate containers. While they are boiled and cooled, we are making a cream. Mix gelatin with 100 ml of water and let it swell. Crab sticks or shrimp (boiled) finely finely chopped or even grated. What would be more convenient to rub, pre-freeze them. With boiled eggs we separate the yolk from the squirrel. Finely rub. We chop the fish with thin plates. Capacity should be covered with food film and lay out the salmon (trout) of its bottom and walls. This will be the topmost layer of the cake, because when we finish, we turn the tank over. Therefore, choose a beautiful shape with a smooth curve. Now we will deal with the cream layer. Swellable gelatin, if necessary, is dissolved using a water bath. While it cools, whisk in a separate container sour cream, cheese and mayonnaise, then pour gelatin. All components are ready, it remains only to lay out layers. Fish we have already laid out, then goes a layer of cream, then yolks, another layer of cream and followed by crab sticks or shrimp. Next, again a layer of cream, followed by egg whites, again cream, rice and cream again. Now we send our cake to the refrigerator clock12. We get it, cover it with a flat plate and turn it over. The cream in the cake froze, and its beautiful shape will remain. Remove carefully the food film, decorate the top with red caviar and add greens. It turns out delicious and beautiful. "Garnet bracelet" is one of the very famous salads, we suggest you to prepare another jewel. This salad will also be to the taste of those who love red caviar and fish. Salad "Coral bracelet" It will take:
- Beets - 1 pc.
- Avocado - 1 pc.
- Marinated (or fresh) cucumber - 2 pcs.
- Eggs of chicken - 3 pcs.
- Smoked fish (hot smoking) - 200 g.
- Small onions - 1 pc.
- Red caviar - 40-50 g.
Do not be surprised by the avocado that comes in the composition. In this recipe, it replaces boiled potatoes, which makes the salad lighter and more tender. With avocado, it will also be good to combine fresh cucumber instead of pickled. The taste of a salad from this will be slightly different, but not the worst. We cook the beets until they are ready. Drain and pour cold water. Then you need to clean it and grate it a little. Similarly we do with boiled eggs - three on a small grater. Avocado clean and cut into cubes. Similarly, we cut cucumbers. Hot smoked fish is free from pits and shredded. If you want to add onions, then it must be finely chopped and sprinkled with boiling water. We gather lettuce in the same way as "Garnet" jewelry. " In the center of a large flat plate, set the glass bottom up. The first layer is spread avocado. Then there is a layer of beet and mayonnaise, followed by a fish and mayonnaise. Then finely chopped onions. The fifth layer will be cucumber, then eggs with mayonnaise. Now leave our salad for a few hours so that it soaks. We take out the glass and decorate the top layer with red caviar. The next salad is also laid out in layers. At the same time, its bright appearance will in itself become an excellent decoration for the New Year's table. Salad «Orange slice» Very often children and some adults refuse to eat carrots in any form. But in this salad it is served so brightly, beautifully and originally that no one will stand. It will take:
- Large carrots - 2 pieces.
- Chicken eggs - 4 pieces.
- Bulb - 1 pc.
- Chicken fillet - 300 g.
- Marinated mushrooms (champignons) - 200 g (without liquid).
- A piece of hard cheese - 150 g.
- Garlic - 3 teeth.
Carrots carefully mine. One cook until ready, remove the top layer and three on a small thermostat. For a while we set it aside - it's for the salad decor. Bulb thinly cut, the second carrot clean and large three. Passer them on vegetable oil until golden brown. Chicken fillet cook until ready and cut into small pieces or tear to the fibers. Eggs cook, cool and divide into protein and yolk. Three on the grater. Mushrooms cut into small pieces. Cheese three on a large grater. Garlic is passed through the press. Salad we lay out on a flat beautiful plateau. The bottom layer is fried carrots and onions. The next is a fillet, greased with mayonnaise. Further we spread mushrooms and also we top layer of mayonnaise. Next, mix the cheese with garlic and mayonnaise, spread. The next layer is yolks with mayonnaise. Part of the proteins postponed, the rest mixed with mayonnaise and lay out the layer. Now put a layer of boiled carrots, shabby on a fine grater. This layer can not be lubricated with mayonnaise. It is necessary to make a salad perfectly round. The final touch - draw the grated protein on an orange striped background to make it look like an orange in a cut. Now it is necessary that the salad sticks for several hours, and you can serve.