Easy Japanese Marinated Herring Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds chopped oily herring fillets
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 medium green (or yellow) capsicum (bell pepper), chopped
  • 5 ounces can coconut cream
  • Handful of halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 small fresh red chili, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
How to cook Easy Japanese Marinated Herring:
  • Combine salt, vinegar and lemon juice in bowl, add herring, marinate in fridge for at least 3 hours.
  • Rinse herring until water runs clear then mix in bowl with capsicum (bell pepper), coconut cream, cherry tomatoes, chives, and sugar.
  • Chill before serving.


The Easy Japanese Marinated Herring is a very affordable dish. Delicious, simple, and easy recipe. This recipe is a great idea for appetizer.


The Easy Japanese Marinated Herring is a marinaded dish instead of cooked. Well worth a try.

This recipe for Easy Japanese Marinated Herring serves/makes: 4

The Easy Japanese Marinated Herring recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Herring (more Herring recipes)
Preparation Method: Marinated/Uncooked (more Marinated/Uncooked recipes)
Cuisine: Japanese (more Japanese recipes)

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