This Ukrainian Herring Shuba Salad recipe has been passed down generations in my family and it's the most common way it's made in most Slavic households!

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Ukrainian Herring Shuba Salad


Prep Time: 25 mins

Cook Time: 45 mins


– 3 large – russet potatoes – ▢6 large – eggs – ▢2 extra-large - carrots – ▢2 extra-large - dark red beets – ▢1 cup – Homemade Mayonnaise – ▢½ of medium – organic yellow onion – ▢Salt and Pepper to taste – ▢1.5 lbs. – herring fish

Step 1

Grate ½ a potato and spread it underneath the diced herring to prevent it from sliding.

Step 2

Chop the onion, season it with salt and black pepper, and spread it evenly over the herring.

Step 3

Grate the potatoes, spread them over the onion, and season with salt and pepper. Add ½ cup of mayonnaise and spread it evenly over the potatoes.

Step 4

Grate the eggs and spread them over the mayonnaise, then grate the carrots and spread them over the eggs. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Finally, grate the beets and spread them over the carrots. Add the second ½ cup of mayonnaise, spread it over the beets, and refrigerate the salad for at least 4 hours. Garnish with fresh dill or parsley before serving.

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