Herring Salad

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Herring Salad is called in Russian cuisine “Herring in a Furcoat”. Serve this salad in a glass bowl to show off the colorful layers.

One of the most favorite foods, always present at our table – herring. It is inexpensive and tasty. Even if you empty the refrigerator, potatoes with herring hostess always help out. And it will be not the “bad” dinner. Herring – a real gift of the sea. And for good reason: fish contains almost 20% of biologically valuable and easily digestible protein.
Fat fish is also high – up to 20-30% – depending on the kind of herring. At the fish living in cold waters, there are the so-called omega-3 fatty acids. This polyunsaturated fatty acids that are “fighting” with too high readings of blood cholesterol, prevent atherosclerotic changes of the blood vessels.
Herring is a source of vitamins A, D, E, B1 (thiamine), B6 (pyridoxine), B12 (cyanocobalamin) and nicotinic acid and pantothenic. The herring relatively high mineral content: 0.1% calcium, 0.27% phosphorus, 0.06% of iodine, 0.031% magnesium, and potassium – 0.44%, and iron – 0.9%.
Contained in fish iodine is needed for the production of thyroid hormones, so it is adequate intake of vital importance. But be careful to eat a herring, since this product is salty. One gram of sodium salt able to connect up to 100 milliliters of water.

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Ingredients for preparation Herring Salad:

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Method:

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2016-07-07T11:30:13+00:00 October 24th, 2011|Categories: Appetizers, Belorussian, Cuisine, Recipes, Russian, Ukranian|Tags: |Comments Off on Herring Salad

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