Herring Salad

Ingredients for Salad with Herring

  1. Large-sized salted herring 1 piece
  2. Large fresh sweet and sour apple 1 piece
  3. 2 eggs
  4. Medium size potato 1 piece
  5. Canned green peas 2-3 tablespoons
  6. Fresh dill 1 bunch
  7. Green onion (feather) 100 grams
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Ground black pepper to taste
  10. Mayonnaise with lemon juice without vinegar 1-2 tablespoons
  • Main ingredients: Herring, Potato, Onion, Carrot
  • Serving 4 servings
  • World Cuisine


Cutting board, knife, tablespoon, plate - 5 pieces, saucer, stove, small pan - 2 pieces, cover for the pan, fork, kitchen gloves, medium bowl, salad bowl or serving dish, coarse grater, kitchen tweezers

Making salad with herring:

Step 1: prepare the eggs.

We lay the eggs in a small pan and fill with ordinary cold water so that it completely covers the component. We put the container on medium heat and wait for the liquid to boil. Immediately after that we detect 10 minutes and cook hard-boiled eggs.
After the allotted time, we turn off the burner, and put the pan with the help of kitchen tacks in the sink under a stream of cold water. We are waiting for the eggs to cool completely, and then we clear them from the shell.

Now put the component on a cutting board and finely chop the knife into cubes. Pour the crushed eggs into a clean plate.

Step 2: prepare the potatoes.

Rinse the potatoes thoroughly under running water and put in a free small pan. Fill the component with ordinary liquid from the tap so that it completely covers the tuber, and put on medium heat. After boiling water, cover the container and cook the potatoes for 20 minutes to softness. Immediately after that we turn off the burner, and we take out the component with the help of a fork and put it on the cutting board. For a while we leave him alone so that he becomes warm.

After that, remove the skin from it and, using a knife, grind it into cubes. Attention: the size of the pieces should be no more than chopped eggs. Now pour the component into a clean plate and proceed to preparing the remaining products for the salad.

Step 3: prepare the green onions.

We wash the green onions under running water, shake off excess liquid and put on a cutting board. Using a knife, grind feathers and pour into a free plate.

Step 4: prepare the dill.

We wash the dill under running water, shake off excess fluid and put it on a cutting board. Using a knife, finely chop the greens and pour it into a clean saucer.

Step 5: prepare the apple.

We rinse the apple under running water and peel it with a knife. Then put the fruit on a cutting board and cut into two parts. From each half remove the core.

Now, using a coarse grater, chop each apple slice and pour the chips into a clean plate.

Step 6: prepare the herring.

We spread the herring on a cutting board and with the help of a knife we ​​make an incision along the belly. Gently with clean hands we get the insides and, if they are, milk or caviar. Now, prying off with a sharp inventory at hand, remove the film (it is usually dark brown). After that, we need to disconnect the loin from the ridge. To do this, make an incision along the back of the fish and carefully separate the flesh from the bones. We clean every part of the skin. In the end, using small kitchen tweezers, we remove small bones from the loin parts.

Grind the herring into cubes and transfer to a clean plate.

Step 7: prepare a salad with herring.

In a medium bowl, spread the chopped eggs, potatoes, green onions and dill, as well as apple chips and finely chopped herring. Add canned green peas here, to taste salt, black pepper and mayonnaise. Using a tablespoon, mix everything carefully until a homogeneous mass is formed. Everything, the salad is ready!

Step 8: serve the salad with herring.

When the salad is ready, transfer it with a tablespoon to a salad bowl or a special plate. We serve a meal at the dining table with slices of bread and enjoy such a tasty and healthy meal!
Good appetite!

Recipe Tips:

- if you don’t like mayonnaise, then it can be replaced with 2-3 tablespoons of vegetable unrefined oil to give the salad a distinct flavor;

- to prepare a delicious juicy salad, it is best to use homemade salted herring;

- Potatoes can also be boiled in the microwave. In this case, it must be peeled in advance.