Herring Salad Recipe

Herring Salad

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg potatoes
  • 1 apple
  • 1/2 onion
  • 4-5 pickled herring fillets
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup normal cream
  • 6-7 medium sized gherkins (German, Polish or Russian variety)
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon
  • parsley
  • salt and pepper

How to make Herring Salad


This recipe is part of German and Danish cuisine. The ingredients can vary, often it is made with beetroot and without potatoes.


  1. boil the potatoes
  2. peel them and leave to cool
  3. cut the herring fillets into 2 cm strips
  4. chop up the gherkins and the onion finely
  5. peel the apple and cut it into 2 cm cubes
  6. cut the potatoes into cubes
  7. put everything into a bowl
  8. add the juice of half a lemon and the sour and normal cream
  9. season with very little salt as the herrings a pretty salty already and pepper to taste
  10. add some fresh parsley and move everything carefully
  11. serve with fresh bread
  • KamanKaman
    KamanKaman says

    oooo i would totally make this into a sandwich! nice recipe!

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