The Russian name is “Selyodka pod Shouboy”, that means “Herring under fur coat”.
It is a traditional national dish for any events.
You can call it, for example, Dressed Herring.
Dressed Herring is loved and considered one of the most delicious salads by Russians everywhere.

Ingredients for preparing Selyodka Pod Shuboy:

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  • 2 ea thick salted herrings
  • 5 ea potatoes
  • 4 ea carrots
  • 3 ea beets
  • 4 ea eggs
  • 400 gr mayonnaise


  • Boil vegetables until they are ready (you can boil vegetables in 1 pan).
  • Boil eggs hard.
  • Peel skin from herrings, cut them along the spine.
  • Take all bones away.
  • Cut herring meat into very little pieces and always check for bones.
  • Take a large dish.
  • Put herring meat evenly on the bottom.
  • If you like onion, you can put little pieces of onion on the herring.
  • Then spread mayonnaise evenly (thin layer).
  • Grind potatoes and make the next layer of it.
  • Spread mayonnaise.
  • Use a fork to plane the layers.
  • Then goes carrot (grind, put, spread).
  • Then you do the same with 4 eggs and beets.
  • Spread mayonnaise on the beets and grind 1 egg on it to make the dish beautiful.
  • This salad must look like a cake.
  • Put the dish in the fridge for an hour.
  • “Selyodka pod Shouboy” is served as an appetizer.