Pickled Herring Recipes

On this page you will find a few Pickled Herring Recipes imported from Norway...

Original Norwegian Pickled Herring.

6 sild fillets
3.4 ounces vinegar
1-2 tablespoons sugar or to taste
6-3/4 ounces water
1-1/2 teaspoon whole black pepper
1 medium size sweet onion sliced thin
1 medium size red onion sliced thin
4 bay leaves
1 small sprig fresh dill (diced)(optional)

Place sild fillets in cold water for 30-60 minutes until excess salt is removed. Drain water and dry with paper towels.

Cut fillets at an angle into 3/4 " pieces.

Mix vinegar, sugar and water in a pan and bring to a boil. Chill marinate completely.
Place sliced fillets, onion, bay leaves, dill and whole black pepper in layers into a sanitized glass jar.
Fill jar with marinate to cover fillets and all ingredients. Cover with lid. Place in fridge for 24 hours before serving.

If you find that the marinate is too tart, add sugar.

Keep refrigerated.

Herring Fillets in Hot Mango Sauce.

6 sild fillets
3/4 cup (2 deciliter) yogurt or sour cream
1/3 cup mango chutney (approximately)
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
3 tablespoons chives cut into 1" lengths.
2 garlic, minced
1/2 jalapeno pepper finely chopped, adjust to your tolerance for heat.
1 tablespoon sugar
Salt and coarsely ground pepper to taste.

Place fillets in cold water for 30-60 minutes until not too salty. Drain water and dry with paper towels.

Cut fillets at an angle into 3/4 " pieces. Place yogurt in bowl. Stir in all ingredients.Place layers of fillet slices in sanitized glass jar and pour mixture over each layer.

Fill jar to the top with the remainder of mixture and marinate in refrigerator overnight. Keep refrigerated.

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Auntie Gerd's Pickled Herring in Tomato Sauce
Tante Gerd's Tomatsild. (Norwegian)

6 herring fillets
2 cups tomato pure
1/2 cup tomato juice
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onions
1/8 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
3 bay leaves
1/2 cup canola oil
1 tablespoon sugar or to taste
1/2 cup half and half cream

Mix tomato pure, tomato juice, sugar, herbs and spices together.
Add cream gradually while stirring.
Rinse herring fillet dry with paper towels.
Cut fillets diagonally
Layer herring, onions and bay leaves in sanitized glass jar.
Fill jar with prepared sauce. Chill at least 2 hours before serving. For better flavor, chill over night before serving.

Hope you will enjoy Aunt Gerd's Pickled Herring Recipes.

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