Red Herring Salad / Roter Heringssalat is a traditional German dish made from pickled fish, apple, beetroot, pickled gherkins, fruit and a few condiments. Herrings are
pelagic baitfish that are common in the Baltic Sea, North Pacific and Atlantic oceans and the West coast of South America. They are important food fish in middle and northern Europe and are enjoyed in many parts of the world. For this recipe you can use either Bismarck herring, Rollmops, Matjies or Herring Baltic style. All 4 variations are pickled and popular in Germany and the Nations around the Baltic sea.
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: at least 50 minutes
Resting time: at least 60 minutes
Total time needed: at least 1 H 20 minutes
Grade of Difficulty: standard
Serve Red Herring Salad with slices of black bread, brown bread or jacket potatoes.
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