Originally from: Dagi (with the pickled herring recipe from https://honest-food.net/swedish-pickled-herring).
Note: this is a traditional German salad.
Note: needs to be left overnight for at least two, preferably
For the pickled herring (if you aren't just buying pickled
- 500 gm fresh or frozen herring fillets
- 500 ml 1:16 solution of salt in water
- 1 red onion, very thinly sliced
- 1 lemon, very thinly sliced
- 500 ml white wine vinegar
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 2 tsp whole allspice
- 2 tsp black peppercorns
- 3 cloves
For the salad:
- 500 gm pickled herring [see above]
- 250 ml double cream
- 250 ml natural yoghurt
- 3 Granny Smiths apples, cut into small cubes (no need to
- 100 gm pickled onion [can be taken from the pickled herring
- 100 gm chopped (not sliced; they need to be bite-sized)
- 1.5 tsp whole grain mustard
- 0.25 tsp salt
- lots of freshly ground black pepper
- Cut the herring fillets into ~6 chunks each and submerge
them in the salted water overnight in the fridge.
- Mix together the other liquid pickling ingredients.
- Layer the herring fillet with the onion and lemon slices.
- Pour the liquid pickling ingredients over the top and leave
in the fridge overnight.
- Remove the herring pieces from the liquid and mix them into
the other salad ingredients in a bowl; leave overnight in the
fridge if you can.
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