Herring and Potato Appetizer

AP7435There are a lot of Ukrainian recipes with marinated herring and one of the most popular ones is the marinated herring with potato and onion. This dish requires only a little cooking but it tastes deliciously. In Ukraine it can be served both as an appetizer and second course.

I assure that with such a nourishing starter your guests or family members will not leave hungry. Moreover, they will be pleasantly surprised with a new and fresh idea for a weekend lunch.

So, if you also want to enjoy this Ukrainian treatment, let’s start cooking together.


  • 6-7 dill twigs
  • 70 g sour cream
  • 1/2 red bulb onion
  • 500 g (1,1 lb) potato
  • 1 marinated herring


Boil potatoes in their skins. Peel the potatoes, cut them into circles and top with salt. Scale the fish and cut it into thin slices. Arrange the slices of fish above the pieces of potato. Top everything with sour cream. Peel half of the bulb onion and chop it finely. Rinse and cut dill. Combine the onion and dill and stir the ingredients. Top the pieces of potato with the prepared mass.

Enjoy your meal!