Recipes first courses cucumber pickle

To save cucumber pickle for a long time, it can be frozen in the freezer, as ordinary water in the form of cubes. And if you need to thaw the right amount.

For cooking is not suitable isotonic solution of table salt in cooking, use cucumber brine produced in pickling and pickling cucumbers. It usually added a variety of spices, the brine and giving the dish a special flavor and zest.

To cook a traditional dish of Russian cuisine "is a Hodgepodge of bass", will need:

1 kilo sea bass;
- 8-10 white mushrooms;
- 1 Cup sauerkraut;
- 1 pickled cucumber;
- 100 milliliters of cucumber pickle;
- 1 onion;
- 100 grams of flour;
- pepper;
- Bay leaf;
- olives;
- lemon;
- parsley and dill.

Carefully wipe mushrooms with a damp cloth and clean. Then cut them in slices and boil until soft. Onions clean, finely slice and sauté in vegetable oil.

On a dry pan fry the flour and mix it with a small amount of water.

Pickled cucumber cut into slices, and sea bass – slices. Put in the mushroom broth, fish, cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, then add sauerkraut, fried onion, sauteed and dissolved with water in the flour, spices (Bay leaf and pepper). Continue to cook soup on, and for 5 minutes until cooked pour in a cucumber pickle.

Before serving put in each plate a slice of lemon and a few olives. Don't forget to sprinkle the soup with chopped greens.

To prepare the pickle with chicken, it is necessary to take:

800 grams of chicken;
- 2 pickled cucumbers;
- 2 carrots;
- 2 bulbs;
- parsley root;
- celery;
- 6 potatoes;
- 1 Cup cucumber pickle;
- Bay leaf;
- pepper;
- a bunch of lettuce;
- 1 ½ tablespoon of melted butter;
- 4 tablespoons of sour cream;

First of all, wash, dry on paper towel, cut into portions the chicken and boil.
Onions, carrots, celery root and parsley wash, peel and slice into strips. In a separate pan sauté the prepared ingredients in melted butter.

15 minutes before the chicken is cooked put in broth, finely chopped salted cucumber, peeled, sliced potatoes and roasted roots. Add the Bay leaf, pepper peas, pour in the brine and simmer another 10-15 minutes.

When serving put in each plate a piece of chicken, shredded lettuce, pour soup and season with sour cream.

Cakes on cucumber pickle

Cucumber pickle is used not only for savory first and second courses, but also for delicious desserts. If you want to treat yourself crumbly cakes during lent, you can prepare tea biscuits on cucumber pickle. For it will need:

- 1 Cup cucumber pickle;
- 1 Cup of sugar;
- ½ Cup of vegetable oil;
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda;
- 4 cups of flour.
Cookies this recipe can also be cooked in the brine from sauerkraut or used tea leaves.

Knead all of the dough ingredients. Mix cucumber brine with vegetable oil sift flour, mix with sugar and soda, pour the mixture of brine and oil. Should be soft and elastic dough. Then roll it in a layer on floured surface and using special moulds, cups or glasses shape cookies.

Grease a baking sheet with vegetable oil and place on prepared cookie. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes at a temperature of 200oC.