Herring and Apple Salad

Herring and Apple Salad Recipe
Randy Mayor
This is a version of heringsalat (herring salad), which is traditionally prepared with herring, apples, and raw onions. You can substitute smoked trout for herring. Serve with a well-chilled lager and Brown Beer Rye Bread. Garnish with dill sprigs.


8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 106
Caloriesfromfat 38 %
Fat 4.5 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 5.8 g
Carbohydrate 9.6 g
Fiber 0.7 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 348 mg
Calcium 14 mg


2 cups finely diced Granny Smith apple (about 1 medium)
1/2 cup chopped Rio or other sweet onion
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Dash of freshly ground black pepper
2 hard-cooked large eggs, finely chopped
1 (12-ounce) jar kippered herring in wine sauce, drained and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1 cup thinly sliced English cucumber


Combine first 8 ingredients in a bowl. Cover and chill 4 hours. Serve salad over cucumber slices.

Bruce Aidells,

Bruce Aidells's Complete Book of Pork,

Cooking Light

October 2006
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