Marinated Smoked Herring Fillets Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


How to cook Marinated Smoked Herring Fillets:
  • Place smoked herrings in boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes remove herrings from water.
  • Cut off heads, skin and bone herrings.
  • Mix together all marinade ingredients, except for oil and wine vinegar.
  • Pour mixed marinade ingredients over smoked herrings cover smoked herrings with oil and wine vinegar.
  • Macerate smoked herrings, refrigerated, for 48 hours.
  • Keep marinated smoked herrings refrigerated.

Marinade Recipe

Marinade Ingredients:
  • 2 medium-size onions, sliced into rings
  • 1 parsley sprig
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • 1 bay leaf (to be removed before serving)
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) oil (to taste)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) wine vinegar


Serve the Marinated Smoked Herring Fillets along with cucumber slices, radishes, olives and pickled tiny onions.

This recipe for Marinated Smoked Herring Fillets serves/makes: 4

The Marinated Smoked Herring Fillets 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)

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