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Familjens RĄddning ("Save the Family" Herring

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Fish/seafoo Swedish


  • 2 Fillets of canned matjes or pickled herring; drained
  • 1/2 c Sour cream -=OR=-
  • 1/4 c Sour cream & 1/4 c mayo
  • 2 Eggs; hard-cooked, whites and yolks finely chopped seperately
  • 1 sm Cucumber; peeled, halved, seeded and finely chopped =OR=- 1/2 c pickled cukes (see recipe)
  • 1/2 c Pickled beets; canned or fresh, finely chopped (see recipe)
  • 1/4 c Parsley; finely chopped


Arrange the herring fillets side by side on a long chilled platter. With a sharp, heavy knife, make diagonal cuts 1/2" apart through both fillets. Spread the sour cream (or sour cream and mayo combo) in a circle around the herring fillets. On the border of the platter, arrange alternate mounds of chopped egg white, chopped egg yolk, cucumbers, beets and parsley.