Appetizers

Herring in Cream Sauce

This simple creamed herring recipe is worth a try. Serve herring in cream sauce on bread triangles, topped with chopped fresh parsley.

By Yankee Magazine

Apr 27 2018

This simple creamed herring recipe is worth a try. Creamed herring is at its best if refrigerated overnight so the flavors meld and the sauce thickens a bit. Serve herring in cream sauce on bread squares or triangles, topped with chopped fresh parsley.

–Windflower Inn, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

Yield:

Serves 8

Ingredients

Large jar (or two 8-ounce jars) herring in wine sauce
3/4 pint sour cream
4 tablespoons liquid from herring
1/4 cup heavy sweet cream
3 tablespoons sugar
1 Bermuda onion, thinly sliced

Instructions

Drain herring, rinse, and pat dry, reserving liquid from jar. Blend together sour cream, 4 tablespoons reserved liquid, sweet cream, and sugar. Add onion and herring, stir to coat with sauce, and refrigerate until ready to serve.