How to cook Satsivi ?

How to cook Satsivi ?

Satsivi that in Georgian means "cold" - a fowl, most commonly Turkey under special walnut sauce and spices.This dish is very nutritious, nuts and fibers due to the bird, and of course, delicious.In the store, you can often find a ready Satsivi, but why not cook for himself.Let's deal with how to properly prepare Satsivi.


Satsivi classic recipe involves the use of a turkey, but the fit and a large chicken and duck meat or goose.To prepare a large pot Satsivi need about 2 kg of poultry.

Walnuts, perhaps the most important ingredient.Therefore, carefully Treat their choice.Nuts should be bright, but not brown.Also, pay attention to how they are dry.For Satsivi fit only suffused with juice walnuts.It is best not to buy nuts in a store and on the market.You will need 0.5 kg.

Also required:

  • Onions - 1 large onion
  • Garlic - 3 large cloves
  • Dry hot red pepper (1 teaspoon)
  • Spices - Saffron (2 teaspoons), cilantro (coriander) and carnation (forone teaspoon).The easiest way to buy a se
    t of spices hops-suneli.
  • 3 egg yolks
  • wine vinegar - 2 tablespoons salt

Satsivi How to Cook Chicken Cooking Chicken

The first thing you need to start cooking Satsivi - should cook chicken.For this poultry meat should be washed well under running cold water, then pour the water in the pan (about 2 liters).Chicken should be cooked about 1 hour on medium heat.If you are using a double boiler, then 15-20 minutes will be enough.

Once you have cooked the chicken, it should fry.It is best to use the oven.Fry the chicken to be a characteristic golden brown.

Preparation walnut sauce

The issue of how to prepare Satsivi, special attention should be paid to the preparation of nuts.To begin with, peeled walnuts should grind in a food processor, meat grinder or a mortar razmayat.Then, the resulting mixture add spices that described above, and the crushed garlic.The mixture should be mixed thoroughly.

After that, add the nuts pre-separated yolks and finely chopped onions.Stir the mixture until smooth.You can add a little broth, which was left after cooking the chicken.

The resulting mixture should be repeatedly passed through the sieve into the prepared pan, solid residues on the sieve can safely throw.As a result, you should have a fairly liquid mass.It will be the basis for Satsivi.

Satsivi How to cook: the final stage

pan with sauce put on fire until the first bubbles.It was at this point should be put fried chicken.Stir the resulting dish and let cool, then add the vinegar and salt to taste.It is important that vinegar should pour only after Satsivi cooled, otherwise the sauce will darken.This cooking process is finished.

So, now you know how to cook Satsivi.On the table is a dish should be served cold, red wine and white bread.Do not forget to add some fresh herbs.Bon Appetit!