Pickled homemade herring in mustard sauce: you can eat after 3 hours

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Pickled herring
Pickled herring. Source: polonist.com

Herring is the healthiest fish, and it is also the most budget-friendly. It contains a lot of vitamins and, most importantly, it is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids.

How to cook pickled herring deliciously

Cook Yulia shared a recipe for homemade pickled herring with mustard, onions, and oil on Instagram.

Recipe for pickled herring


  • herring s/s - 1 kg
  • leek - 1 pc.
  • mustard - 9 tsp.
  • vegetable oil - 150 ml
  • vinegar - 3 tsp.

Method of preparation:

1. Peel the herring from the skin and insides, cut off the tail and fins, cut into portions.

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2. Wash the onion and cut it into thin half rings, put it to the herring.

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3. In the bowl of a blender, whisk the oil and mustard until smooth. If you like it not too spicy, mix two types of mustard: strong and mild. Add the vinegar and mix, you can leave out the vinegar if you don't like it.

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4. Pour the sauce into the herring and mix gently. Put in the refrigerator for 3 hours.

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