Russian Herring Under Fur Salad Recipe (Shuba) by Allas Yummy Food | Mealz

Russian Herring Under Fur Salad Recipe (Shuba)


6 Servings

30 min Prep, 2 h Cook


Contains Fish


This is one of my favourite Russian salads. The success of this recipe is in the herring, if it is fresh, slightly salted your salad will be unforgettable. This recipe for Russian Herring under Fur Coat Salad, known as shuba or seledka pod shuboĭ (cеледка под шубой), is a traditional Russian and Latvian layered salad made of finely chopped pickled herring, eggs, beets, carrots, potatoes and some type of dressing, either mayonnaise or a sour cream base. This recipe takes about 30 min to make it and it serves 6-8 people.It is a must for every Russian holiday. This salad requires some time and agility to assemble it, also it needs at least 6 hours for layers to soak after it is assembled. So make sure you have enough time before you plan to serve it.

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Cooking Stages

    • Boil you potatoes, eggs and beetroot until soft.

    • Peel everything and grate your beetroot and potatoes. Cut herring and eggs into small pieces.

    • Layer the salad, first we add herring, then mayo, then potatoes,then mayo, then carrots, onions, mayo and lastly beetroot and eggs.

    • Serve with parsley or dill and enjoy! Best eaten the next day.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 244.5 g

Amount Per Serving
Calories 263.5 cals13%
% Daily Value*
Kilojoules 1104 kJ13%
Fat 10.9 g17%
Sodium 385.1 mg17%
Carbohydrate 20.1 g7%
Protein 14.7 g29%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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