How to cook cold borscht that is tastier than okroshka

Tetiana KoziukFood
Cold borscht. Source: cutco.com.

Cold borscht is an ideal dish in the summer heat and a great alternative to the usual okroshka. This dish is traditionally prepared with meat broth and supplemented with fresh vegetables and spices.

Chef Volodymyr Yaroslavsky (yaroslavskyi_vova) shared a recipe for cold beet borscht with chicken on his Instagram page.

Cold chicken borscht recipe

Ingredients for 3 large servings:

  • beet - 2 pcs
  • cucumber - 1 pc
  • eggs - 3 pcs
  • chicken broth - 500 ml
  • chicken thigh - 1 pc
  • green onion, parsley, dill
  • mild mustard - 2 tsp.
  • juice of 1\3 lemons
  • 25% sour cream - 150-180 g
  • salt

Method of preparation:

1. First you need to boil broth with chicken thigh.

2. Boil hard-boiled eggs, peel them when ready.

Beet for the dish

3. Bake beets in the oven until tender, peel and chop.

4. Mix egg yolks with salt, sour cream and mustard. Mix the resulting mass with broth and baked beets. Beat with a blender into a homogeneous mass.

5. Add lemon juice, salt and mustard to the resulting mass. Chill in the refrigerator.

Ready made dish

6. Cut chicken, radish, cucumber and egg whites into half-slices and chop greens.

7. Put the whites, chicken, radish, cucumber and greens on a plate. Pour cold borscht. Enjoy your appetite!

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