Two unusual recipes for okroshka: on kefir and on kvass with herring

Juliette Morgan
Two unusual recipes for okroshka: on kefir and on kvass with herring

In the summer heat, eating hot meals can be difficult. Often in this weather, okroshka savesyou , which allows you to get enough and quench your thirst. In addition to the classic okroshka, you can try to cook a more delicate okroshka on kefir or okroshka on kvass with herring, which has a very unusual taste. 

Okroshka on kvass with herring

Okroshka
Okroshka on kvass with herring

Ingredients

  • Kvass — 1 l
  • Herring — 200 g
  • Potatoes — 4 pcs.
  • Eggs — 4 pcs.
  • Cucumbers — 2 pcs.
  • Green onion — 50 g
  • Dill — 30 g
  • Sour cream — to taste.

Cooking method

  1. Boil hard-boiled eggs and potatoes in uniforms. Cool, peel and cut into small cubes. 
  2. Cut the herring carcass — cut off the tail and head, remove the spine and small bones, remove the thin skin from above. The resulting fillet is cut into small cubes of the same size.
  3. Finely chop the dill and herbs. Cut the cucumbers into small cubes.
  4. Mix all the ingredients, pour the cooled kvass. 
  5. Before serving, season with sour cream to taste. 

Okroshka on kefir with chicken

Okroshka
Okroshka on kefir with chicken

Ingredients

  • Kefir — 1 l
  • Chicken — 200 g
  • Potatoes — 4 pcs.
  • Cucumber — 2 pcs.
  • Eggs — 4 pcs.
  • Green onion — 50 g
  • Fresh basil and rosemary-1 sprig each
  • Mustard — 1 tsp
  • Salt — to taste

Cooking method

  1. Boil the chicken, hard-boiled eggs, and potatoes in their uniforms. Cool, peel and chop into small cubes.
  2. Also chop the cucumbers into cubes, finely chop the green onions and basil with rosemary. 
  3. Mix all the ingredients in a deep bowl, season with mustard, salt and pour the cooled kefir.

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