How to cook Russian Pickled Herring in Yogurt Sauce
- 1 large pickled (bismarck) herring (about 3/4 pound), drained
- 2 tablespoons natural yogurt
- 1 tablespoon sour cream
- 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced into half rings (seedless if desired)
- 1 bunch dill, finely chopped
- 1 pinch grated lemon zest
- 1 pinch sugar
- Salt and ground black pepper to taste
- 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
- Herring peel and cut into large chunks.
- Mix yogurt with sour cream until homogeneous.
- Add the lemon zest, salt, ground black pepper, sugar and vinegar.
- Add the chopped dill and mix well.
- Dip herring and cucumber slices in yogurt sauce. Let stand for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
- Before serving, decorate with fresh dill.
- Serve the Russian Pickled Herring in Yogurt Sauce as an appetizer.
The Russian Pickled Herring in Yogurt Sauce
recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.
Salted, pickled, marinated, and cured herring are available in bulk at Jewish, Russian, Ukrainian or Polish delis and can also be found in jar at supermarket.
This recipe for Russian Pickled Herring in Yogurt Sauce serves/makes: 4 servings
The Russian Pickled Herring in Yogurt Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.
Main Ingredient: Herring
Preparation Method: Salad