Salad “Nest of grouse”: the classic recipe with chicken or beef, with roast potatoes and puff + reviews

A talented hostess from time to time trying to impress. And not only the taste and appearance of meals. Recipe salad “Nest of grouse” with fried potatoes is so intuitive and simple that you can prepare it even a budding culinary fairy, not to mention the guru of home cooking. But its design will surprise guests and will turn an ordinary homemade dish in the original decoration of the table.

5 min 1 portion. Very easy to prepare

Alena Emets 26 Nov 2017744

The content of the article

  • 1 Recipe of salad “Nest of grouse”: classic
    • 1.1 With white chicken meat
    • 1.2 Puff with boiled veal
  • 2 Interpretation: add the ham, cabbage, chips
    • 2.1 Quick
    • 2.2 Rich
    • 2.3 Dressy
  • 3 Reviews: “My secret is mayonnaise and lean pork”

The Internet found the information that in the original version of the salad was used capercaillie meat. However, those who remember the classic recipe in its pre-revolutionary form, there are very few. The meat of this bird in the dish is one a long time ago adds. To replace him came chicken, Turkey, and sometimes even beef. Someone manages to replace the poultry in a salad, smoked sausage or salmon. And rumor has it that this variant is no less delicious. However, reviews of home cooks unambiguous: first of all, you need to learn the classics and then start making variations.

Recipe salad “Nest of grouse”: classic

To properly prepare a salad “Nest of grouse” you must follow the following instructions. Diet white chicken meat is the key to creating easy to stomach food. Beef make a salad satisfying, but also meets the principles of good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. In General, many of the ingredients you can substitute low-calorie equivalents. But for starters, try the very rich, but absolutely simple recipe of salad “Nest of grouse” with chicken or boiled beef.

With white chicken meat

Feature. White meat is considered a dietary product. It displays the body of toxins, nourishes and animal protein is very well absorbed. In addition, this is a real storehouse of iron, selenium, phosphorus, zinc and, of course, calcium. Some prefer to cook salad with smoked chicken. The taste becomes savory, but healthy and diet it will not call.


  • breast of chicken – three pieces;
  • the potato – four or five medium-small tubers.
  • onion – two pieces;
  • cucumbers – three pieces;
  • chicken eggs – five pieces;
  • dill – beam;
  • salt – a pinch;
  • mayonnaise – to taste;
  • refined sunflower oil – glass;
  • processed cheese – one package;
  • garlic – three cloves.

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  • Boil the chicken breast and dismantle the cooled meat into small longitudinal fibers.
  • Clean onions, chop finely and maximum pour boiling water for a few minutes. After this time pour boiling water drained and chopped onion with cold water. Give him a good wash and pour water out.
  • Clean potato tubers and cut them into strips maximum finely.
  • Heat the sunflower oil in a deep fryer or a deep frying pan and fry in it the sliced potatoes.
  • Cucumber peel to make it tender and also cut into longitudinal way.
  • Pre-cooked hard boiled eggs get rid of the shell, separate the yolks from the whites. The yolks and put aside, and proteins RUB on a small grater.
  • With a sharp knife fennel crumble. The smaller, the better.
  • In a wide dish, spread half of the fried potatoes, add to it a shabby boiled protein, and then the remaining ingredients (chopped chicken breast, cucumber, chopped onion).
  • Refill the resulting mass mayonnaise to taste and spread in a salad bowl.
  • The remaining half of fried potatoes, spread in a circle dish, forming on top of the total weight of the salad something like a nest.
  • Now proceed to the formation of “eggs” in the nest of grouse, which will be a delicious finishing touch to meals: cream cheese and remaining is triturated yolks on a fine grater, combining into a single mass.
  • Squeezing in a bowl with cheese ground garlic, added a little mayonnaise, mix up and form miniature “egg”.
  • Recess, made with the help of fried potatoes filled first chopped dill and then lay on him “eggs.”
  • A delicious recipe of salad “Nest of grouse” involves the use of thick melted cheese. It can be easily mixed with other ingredients to form the most similar to the eggs of the decor. Spreadable processed product for this purpose is not suitable.Puff with boiled veal

    Feature. Boiled beef is an important product for people suffering from iron deficiency. Meat from cattle is characterized by increased content of vitamin B12, which promotes uptake of iron. In addition, this product is rich in vitamin e, which is part of the enzymes, as well as phosphorus, zinc, magnesium and sodium. Layered salad “Nest of grouse” is the choice for those who love home cooking, but it tends to dietary options for cooking.


    • thin pita bread – three pieces;
    • eggs – three pieces;
    • boiled beef – 400 g;
    • onion – two small heads;
    • cucumber – two pieces;
    • sour cream five tablespoons;
    • quail eggs – three pieces;
    • dill and parsley – one bunch;
    • garlic – a few cloves (depending on individual preferences);
    • vegetable oil – two dessert spoons.

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  • Fold pita accordion and finely chop with a sharp knife. The pita in this recipe replaces the potatoes from the previous recipe, making the dish less fatty, easier. But at the same time idealizes his appearance. The “nest” of thinly sliced pita bread, it turns out neater, more aesthetically pleasing and realistic than the “nest” of fries.
  • At the bottom of the salad bowl put pre-soaked in boiling water, finely chopped onion and lightly flavored it with sour cream.
  • On top of the first layer spread chopped beef. Some cooks prefer to grind boiled meat in a blender. You can also try this option. Minced boiled meat will make the dish even more delicate and airy.
  • Before you season the beef, it needs salt and pepper, add spices that you like, and coat with sour cream.
  • Spread the third layer is chopped pita bread, which you can sprinkle with dill.
  • Chop greens, add to it the vegetable oil and press out there a few cloves of garlic. Mix thoroughly.
  • Using Cutlery is generated inside the food hole, fill it with a mixture of greenery and spread on her pre-shelled quail eggs. The salad is ready.
  • Warn guests that the filling with the greens contains garlic. Thrill will be able to Supplement this herb salad directly in the bowl – mix herbs and garlic with the others, lined with layers of ingredients.Interpretation: add the ham, cabbage, chips

    Cabbage and ham was never part of the original recipe. But domestic cooks tend to bring in meals more touches. Time “selected” the best variations of the “Nest of grouse.” And today these recipes are available in cookbooks and on cooking web sites along with classical.


    Feature. Sauerkraut is not for everybody, so it is the universal call. But if you loved the cabbage from the barrel is safely proceed. To realize a quick recipe for a salad “Nest of grouse”, you will need 200 g of sauerkraut. In this serving contains 40 mg of vitamin C, which prevents aging of cells and strengthens the immune system.


    • potatoes – three of the tuber;
    • sauerkraut – 200 g;
    • carrots – one thing;
    • boiled chicken egg – two pieces;
    • sunflower oil – half Cup;
    • cream cheese – one package;
    • salt – to taste;
    • mayonnaise for refueling.

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  • Fry the finely diced potatoes in vegetable oil until tender. The potatoes should form a crispy crust.
  • Boil the carrots and cut it in fine julienne.
  • In boiled eggs take out the yolks and only use the protein while: cut in small cubes, mix with the potatoes, carrots and cabbage, salt and mayonnaise.
  • The mass spread in a bowl and form a nest.
  • Processed cheese grate on a fine grater, add half of existing egg yolks and a little mayonnaise. Mix thoroughly and form miniature balls.
  • Each bulb before you put it in the center of the dish with a salad, dip first in mayonnaise and then in finely natertoy yolk.
  • To potato fries do not stick together when frying, carefully wash the chopped vegetables with cold water. Then fold in a colander to rid of excess moisture.Rich

    Feature. Step-by-step recipe salad Gnezdo gluharya ham starts with the proper choice of the main ingredient – ham. The ideal option would be chicken ham with low fat layers. A dish of ham pork is too fat and heavy for the stomach. In the case of using this product a mayonnaise dressing is replaced with sour cream. A better – prepare the mayonnaise itself.


    • ham – 300 g;
    • potatoes – three of the tuber;
    • lettuce leaves – a few, for decoration of dishes;
    • hard boiled eggs – three pieces;
    • mayonnaise (or sour cream) – to taste;
    • salt, pepper – to taste;
    • boiled quail eggs – three pieces.

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  • Potato fry is exactly the same as in the previous recipes. To remove the excess vegetable oil, put the fries on a paper napkin.
  • Ham and eggs cut into strips and mix.
  • There also send the fries and add the mayonnaise.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spread on lettuce leaves to form a salad the masses the semblance of a nest.
  • Inside the nest lay quail eggs and enjoy the food.
  • Ham in the dish can be changed to smoked sausage or salami premium.


    Features. Sometimes, on occasion, want to cook something special, while not experimenting and risking to fail at the most inopportune moment. You can make a salad “Nest of grouse” with mushrooms and potato chips, not bothered with cooking and knowing exactly what the dish will make a splash with unusual design and loved the taste.


    • pickled mushrooms or mushrooms (other) – Bank;
    • meat (any) – 400 g;
    • potato chips with salt – the average packing;
    • pickled cucumber – three pieces;
    • parsley – beam;
    • mayonnaise for refueling;
    • hard cheese – 100 g;
    • eggs – three pieces;
    • garlic – two cloves.

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  • Meat disassemble the fibers. If you have chosen the ham cut into strips.
  • Mushrooms cut the same way.
  • Similarly, slice pickles.
  • Mix these three ingredients in common dishes, salt and pepper, add chopped parsley and season with mayonnaise.
  • Eggs RUB on a grater and mix with grated cheese, add to the mix a little mayonnaise and crushed garlic, form cheese balls.
  • On a flat plate put the lettuce, forming from it’s nest – a hollow in the middle. Inside the pit lay the cheese balls and sprinkle the edge of the nest potato chips.
  • Serve without delay, so that the chips do not have time soak and remained crispy.
  • This salad with the poetic name gives rise to legends and rumors. There is a version according to which the dish was not called on the main ingredient. They say if the salad was not invented in tsarist Russia, and much later – at the end of the last century. Moscow legend says that the name of the dish is received by the bar-cafe “Gnezdo gluharya”. The man who founded the famous bards Mikhail Kochetkov and Alexander Ermilov.

    If you want to add to the classic recipe salad “Nest of grouse” author highlight – not experiment with taste and design. For example, towering above the egg part of the dish can be decorated with halves or quarters of tomatoes, adding the salad fresh. Lovers of spicy food can generously season the salad with garlic, maximally chopped and sprinkled it on top. In addition, to the salad you can apply additional dressing mixture of mayonnaise and Cayenne pepper.

    Reviews: “My secret is mayonnaise and lean pork”

    The salad is simply stunning!!!!! I made some homemade light mayonnaise and added a tender, lean smoked pork. Salad just flew away!!! This is not the nest of the grouse is the rapid flight of the grouse!!

    Vladimir Neverov,

    You guys, this salad is awesome, did not expect that such simple ingredients make it so tasty! And I cooked for their Pets and decorations for especially festive, but the roasted potatoes in the salad were added and not in vain.


    Eh… I tried) didn’t work) good the salad itself is delicious, all the potatoes I started to stick to the pan anyway mush in the end, Ter on the Korean

    Katerina Ivanovna,

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