Shchi from Sour Cabbage

Shchi from Sour Cabbage – recipe with photo, Russian cuisine
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Cooking time: 1 h 30 minutes

Difficulty: Medium recipe

Recipe yield: 2 l

Russian food

Shchi from Sour Cabbage – a recipe for Russian cuisine, cabbage soup is served with buckwheat croutons or buckwheat porridge fried in butter.

Shchi from Sour Cabbage Ingredients

Shchi from Sour Cabbage Recipe


The recipe for fast sauerkraut soup is designed for 2 liters of broth. Rinse the meat, add water and put on a strong fire, when the water boils - remove the foam, reduce the fire to medium, cover and cook until the meat is fully cooked. To make the meat cook faster, you can pre-cut it into portioned pieces.


Squeeze sauerkraut, pour cold water over medium heat. Boil the cabbage for about 45-60 minutes until the cabbage is completely soft. It is worth remembering - the more sour the cabbage, the longer it will cook. When the cabbage is completely cooked, it must be thrown into a sieve or colander and let the water drain completely.


Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan and lightly fry the chopped onion in it. The onion should not be very fried, but only become colorless. Add boiled cabbage to the onion and simmer lightly for 2 minutes, then add flour, mix well and pour over the broth.


Add meat, salt and bring soup to a boil. short cabbage soup is served with sour cream and buckwheat porridge croutons, which complement the taste of quick cabbage soup very well and make its more interesting and satisfying.

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