Common German Tradition -
Herring Salad Recipe

This Herring Salad Recipe is a common German traditional Christmas Eve meal, however it is a good seafood salad recipe for any time of the year.
My mother traditionally served this simple salad recipe as a main dish with just boiled potatoes, but it can also be served with bread or used to top crackers, as a canape.

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Left-overs are great for lunch on a sandwich or just served with bread or crackers along side.

Only a few ingredients are required to create this simple salad recipe.



Herring Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

• 1 jar (500 ml.) pickled/marinated herring, drained

• 1/2 cup (120 ml) sour cream

• 1 small onion - finely diced

• 3 - 4 dill pickles - diced

• fresh green onions - chopped (optional)




Method:


 Drain the jar of herring into a colander


 Cut the herring into bite-sized pieces.


Place the herring pieces into a medium sized bowl.

Add the onions from the marinade.


Slice and dice the pickles.

Add them to the bowl.


Dice the onion. Add this to the bowl.


Add the sour cream.


Then stir to mix everything up.


Chop up the green onion.


Garnish the herring salad with the green onions.

Serve immediately or refrigerate until meal time.


Recipe Yield: 4 servings

Notes:

1. Add some thinly sliced cooked beets and it will turn your salad a nice red color.

2. I personally use "Herring Fillets in Wine Marinade" since I find it less strong and less salty than the ones in brine.

3. You can use low fat sour cream or plain yogurt if you are watching your weight or cholesterol.

4. You can also add some finely diced celery to the recipe.

5. Sprinkle with chopped fresh dill instead of green onions.






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Herring Salad Canapes

To make this recipe for canapes - you will want to cut the herring into smaller pieces or, if you want a spreadable salad, you could put it through the blender. If you choose to use the blender, cut back on the sour cream, or it will become too runny.





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