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26 January, 2017

Layered Midsummer Herring

Posted in : Default on by : Arron James

This delicious herring recipe is simple to make, and works especially well when served with a side of new crop potatoes.

  • 6-8 ounces of herring fillets in oil* (canned or vacuum packed)
  • 1 bunch of fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 bunch of chives, thinly chopped
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • Salt
  • White pepper
  • Pickling jar

Pat the herring fillets dry with paper towels and cut lengthwise into ½-inch slices. Chop dill and chives and set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine the sour cream, lemon juice, sugar, mustard, and mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper. In the pickling jar, layer the herring fillets, sour cream mixture and the chopped chives and dill, starting and ending with a layer of dill and chives. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours and serve with new potatoes.

* Available in well stocked grocery stores