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How to Prepare Delicious Sausage Borscht and Tabouleh Salad?

Are you planning for seafood dinner this weekend? You must be looking forward to prepare delicious lobster dinner and present it before your guests in best manner. You should know that serving only lobster dish is not enough; you must include some equally appetising side dishes to the lobster dinner menu.

Delicious borscht sausage and tabouleh salad are two different varieties to add to the taste of lobster dinner.

Borscht, basically a vegetable dish, is not very popular in America but the classic dish from Eastern Europe is incredibly delicious and a great way to consume lots of vegetables. Generally, people think of Borscht as a cold, tasteless and chewy soup served cold, but this is not the rule. It can also be served hot and if cooked properly, it acquires smooth texture and awesome taste.

Here is the recipe for Borscht Sausage

Ingredients

  • Olive oil, 1 tablespoon
  • Thinly sliced red onion, 1, large
  • Loose spicy pork sausage meat, 1 pound
  • Fennel seeds, 1 teaspoon
  • Dill seeds. ½ teaspoon
  • Beef stock, 1 quart
  • Drained beets cans, 3 of 15-ounce
  • Ground black pepper and salt
  • Fresh dill, chopped, to serve
  • Sour cream, to serve
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Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until it starts to brown. Mix in the sausage and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Now, add the fennel and dill seeds and continue to cook for 30 seconds more. Add the stock and bring to a simmer.
  • While the stock heats, grate the beets in a food processor attached with large grating equipment. In a pan, add the beets and any liquid in processor, cook for 5 minutes. After that, you can season with salt and pepper. Place into the bowls and top it up with dill and sour cream.

Now, tabouleh salad is another important side dish that can be added to your lobster dinner menu.

Here is the recipe for Tabouleh Salad

Ingredients

  • Burghul or cracked wheat, ¼ to ½ cup
  • Flat leaf parsley, 2 bunches
  • Spring onions, 1 bunch
  • Mint, 1 bunch
  • Large-sized tomatoes, 2
  • Lemon juice, 2 tbs
  • Salt and pepper, to season

Instructions

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  • Take a bowl or jug, add burghul wheat and pour water up to half an inch and leave for an hour to completely absorb the water. In case the time is less, add hot water.
  • Now, wrap the parsley in a tea-towel after thoroughly washing them. Dry the herbs
  • Finely shred the spring onions and mint. Place them into a bowl
  • Slice the tomato, remove seeds and watery parts, if possible
  • Roughly chop the parsley and place one bunch into the food processor and blitz until leaves are finely chopped. Do the same with next bunch
  • If the burghul is ready, place it in a bowl and give it a good squeeze.
  • Place the parsley into a bowl and use lemon juice olive oil, salt and pepper for seasoning
  • Mix well and immediately serve

You can include several other side dishes to your lobster dinner menu.

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Cook Delicious and Nutritious Salmon Dishes in Your Own Kitchen

According to some medical bulletins, eating two or three servings of fish each week is one of the best ways to stay healthy and ward off certain types of diseases and illnesses. Salmon is one of the most nutritious varieties of fish that you can add to your diet. They are rich in iron, niacin, vitamin B12, zinc and vitamin B6, in addition to a host of nutrients you require for maintaining good health.

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So, if you are considering giving salmon a try, go for wild-caught, clean and freshwater salmon only, as they are harvested through sensible fisheries management. However, it is not easy to find wild salmon, as market today is dominated by artificial salmon. You can visit some online stores, as chances of you catching some wild salmon are high on these stores.

Salmon makes a host of delicacies that are cooked in different ways. Here is salmon dish that you could prepare in your home effortlessly. To help you cook delicious salmon dish with greater ease in your home, recipe is also being presented along with the dish.

Pan Seared Salmon with Avocado Remoulade Recipe

Ingredients

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  • Cut and peeled avocados, 2, large
  • Freshly squeezed lime juice, 3 tbsp
  • Light olive oil, 3-4 tbsp
  • Minced shallots or green onion, 1 tbsp
  • Minced parsley, 1 tbsp
  • Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon, or to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Salmon fillets, 1 – 1 ½ pounds
  • Grape-seed or canola oil

Cooking Instruction

  • Into a food processor or blender, add pieces of avocado and lime juice. Pulse the mixture until properly blended. Now, add olive oil, keep pulsing until the desired consistency of sauce is achieved. After that, you need to add minced shallots and parsley, and combine them well by continuing to pulse. Remove the sauce to a bowl and add mustard, salt and pepper according to taste.
  • Now, take a sauté pan and coat its bottom with oil, put it on medium high heat until it’s almost smoking. Season each side of salmon fillets with salt and pepper and carefully place the salmon into the pan by keeping the skin side down. Continue to cook until the medium doneness is achieved, it will take about 3 to 4 minutes each side.
  • And now, serve the salmon with avocado remoulade sauce.

There are several other salmon dishes that you can try cooking in your home.

Your Loved Ones Would Love to Gorger on Shrimp Burger this Holiday Season

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Shrimp is one of the most popular and widely consumed sea foods around the world. Shrimps are of different types and species, which have their own flavour, texture and cooking methods. There are more than 300 species of shrimps found throughout the world, some of which are Farm Raised Shrimp, Imported Shrimp, Gulf Shrimp, Tiger Shrimp and Cold water Shrimp.

The texture and flavour of shrimps depend a lot on the water they are raised in and what they eat. It is natural for wild shrimps to consume seaweed and crustaceans due to which they are thicker shells and more enriched flavour.

In America, shrimps are found in abundance off the Atlantic and Pacific seaboards. Around 95 percent of shrimps are caught between May and October from the warm waters of Gulf States and South Atlantic.

When it comes to nutritional facts, shrimps are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and contain low levels of mercury. Like other sea-foods, they contain high levels of protein, calcium and iodine but low levels of food energy. A meal based on shrimp contributes significant levels of cholesterol in human body. Consumption of shrimp benefits the circulatory system because low levels of saturated fat and high cholesterol content develops the LDL to HDL cholesterol ratio and minimises triglycerides.

The Christmas is round the corner and people are busy planning for the holiday season. They have embraced the holiday spirit. Having a delicious dinner during the holiday is an important part of the holiday enjoyment in the company of loved ones.

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So, if you are looking for an extremely easy yet delicious recipe to prepare this weekend, a shrimp burger is the best bet. You do not need to put in lots of efforts while preparing the shrimp burger, usually made with mayonnaise and breadcrumbs. You only require is pouring the mixture in a food processor and swiftly marinade in butter. Most people love to enjoy their shrimp burger with tartar sauce and iceberg, though cocktail sauce can also be a good idea.

So, are you all set to start cooking the shrimp burger? If yes, you will need certain things to get started. Take a look at the ingredients of the recipe

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• Burger buns, 6
• Peeled and deveined shrimp, 1 ¼ pounds
• Mayonnaise, 1/3 cup
• Salt, 1 teaspoon
• Pepper, ½ teaspoon
• Butter, 2 tablespoons
• Tartar sauce
• Iceberg lettuce

To prepare the shrimp burger, you will at first need to grind 2 burger buns in a food processor and then, transfer it to a bowl. Now, add shrimp in the processor and mix breadcrumbs, salt, mayonnaise and pepper. Form the mixture into 4 patties. Now, take a skillet and melt butter into it. Cook it over the medium heat, turning once. It will take around 9 minutes to come up with a thorough-cooked shrimp burger.

Spread the tartar sauce and lettuce over the buns and enjoy the shrimp burger with your family and friends. This is one of the best and easy dishes to enjoy the holiday season.

Drunken Chicken in Shaoxing Wine: A Chicken Dish to Devour with Special Ones

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When it comes to non-vegetarian foods, chicken is the first thing that people think of. With all the good tastes and nutrition facts, chicken items are one of the most popular foods throughout the world. Unlike seafood and other non-vegetarian dishes, various kinds of chicken dishes can be prepared quite easily and almost daily. You do not have to wait for weekends and special occasions to devour chicken dishes, because they are easily available and the recipes are also easily accessible.

You must have tried different chicken dishes at your home and restaurants. Have you tasted Drunken Chicken in Shaoxing Wine? If you have not, this is a fabulous chicken dish and addition of shaoxing wine makes it the ultimate.

The Drunken Chicken in Shaoxing Wine is quite popular and easy to find in the Shanghainese restaurants. For tender and firm dish, make sure to put the chicken in ice water after making it. Though the recipe is very easy but one must sheer the chicken in the soup and store for around 6 hours, or overnight, in the fridge. This allows chicken to absorb the essence. Another important thing that you must know is that this dish is served chilled.

Drunken Chicken in Shaoxing Wine

Ingredients

• Chicken wings of medium size, 8
• Wolfberries, 1 tsp (Steep in water for 5 minutes and drain dry)
• Shaoxing wine, 1/3 cup
• Chicken stock, 1 cup
• Sugar, 1/4 tsp
• Fish sauce, 1/4 cup
• Salt, 1/2 tsp
• 2 cups of ice water and some extra ice

Marinade Chicken

• Salt, 1 tsp

For Boiling Chicken

• Spring onions, 2 springs
• Ginger, 3 to 4 slices
• Water, 1.5 litres

Preparation Method

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• At first, thaw (if necessary), wash and then drain dry the wings of chicken. Now, marinade chicken with salt for around 1/2 hour

• Take a pot and mix in chicken stock, fish sauce, sugar, salt and wolfberries. Bring it to a simmer. Blend them properly to ensure that sugar and salt are properly liquefied. Take away from heat and allow it to cool. Mix well the wine

• Crush the slices of spring onions and ginger a little bit and place them along with 1.5 litres of water, in a pot. Bring it to the boil

• Put the wings of chicken one by one into the boiling water. Cover the pot. Keep cooking until the time water comes to boiling point. Lower the heat and continue to boil for almost one minute. Let the chicken wings remain in hot water for around 30 minutes

• Keep the ice and ice water ready. Take away the chicken wings from hot water and place them in the ice water for 10 minutes. They are cool in 10 minutes

• Now, you have drain dry the wings of chicken. Put them in a big bowl or a bottle and ensure that soup cover the wings fully. Cover the bowl with cling wrap and place the bowl in the fridge overnight before serving.

So, the dish Drunken Chicken in Shaoxing Wine is ready. Enjoy the delicious delicacy with your loved ones this winter.