Homemade herring salad

Homemade herring salad

For fish lovers, there is an excellent recipe: salted herring at home. There are a lot of marinades that can impart different tastes. The most important thing is to choose tasty and high-quality fish. On how to properly buy it, and how to pickle salted herring at home, I'll tell you in this article. I think that this recipe is considered the easiest. Prepared herring quickly, and products for pickling need a little.


  • herring - 9 pieces;
  • water - 2 liters;
  • cloves - 1 piece;
  • fragrant pepper peas - 1 handful;
  • black pepper - about 15 peas;
  • bay leaves - 3 pieces;
  •  6 tablespoons of salt;
  •  2 tablespoons of sugar.

Lightly salted herring home-made. Step-by-step recipe

One of the most important moments of cooking a delicious lightly salted herring at home is the choice of a good fish. I'll give you some tips to help pick up the perfect product for pickling.

  1. Buy fish must be exclusively frozen. If you saw that the herring lies on the sales counter separately, then do not take it. There is a possibility that the product has been thawed repeatedly. As we know, such meat does not differ in quality.
  2. Pay attention to the color of herring: it should be with glitter, without rusty stains. If it was thawed during the storage of products, then defects appear in the color of the fish. Usually yellowness is observed in the abdominal region.
  3. In order to make a delicious recipe for salted herring a success, give preference to quality fish.

Fish chosen, you can proceed to the ambassador.

  1. Take the frozen briquette with the fish and leave it at room temperature. After it has melted, rinse under running water.
  2. Now we begin to prepare the brine by the recipe: for this we should collect two liters of water in the dishes.
  3. Add to the water one clove, pieces 15 peas of black pepper and a little less fragrant.
  4. We take three laurel leaves and add them to the brine.
  5. Now pour the salt. For this, it is necessary to withstand the proportions: 3 tablespoons per 1 liter. We have two liters of water, so we need to fill 6 full tablespoons.
  6. Добавляем 2 tablespoons of sugar.
  7. We put the resulting mixture on a weak fire and wait for the water to boil. Spices should be boiled in boiling water for about 5 minutes. Then remove the saucepan and leave the liquid to cool. This is the recipe for salted salted herring in the home.
  8. Next, you need to put the fish in a container completely and pour a cooled brine. Close the dishes. You can also use a glass three-liter jar.
  9. We send the container to the balcony. It should be taken into account that the optimum temperature for salted fish is 0 degrees. Preparing freshly salted herring at home is fast enough: only three days.

In three days you can get your fish and treat your loved ones. I'm sure they will be delighted. You can watch the video of cooking salted herring at home on the culinary website "I Love to Cook". By the way: here you will find many more tasty and interesting recipes.

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