Fried Herring on Crisp Bread with Tartar Sauce Recipe

Fried Herring On Crisp Bread At Hötorgshallen In Stockholm . Kalle Bergman

Recipe Details

Fried Herring on Crisp Bread with Tartar Sauce Recipe

Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins
Total 20 mins
Serves 1 serving


For The Herring:

  • 2 herring fillets

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1/4 lemon

  • 1/2 red onion, sliced

  • 1 sprig dill

  • 1 crispbread crisp bread

For The Sauce:

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon minced onion

  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet pickle relish

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice from 1 lemon

  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped capers

  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. For the herring: Pat herring filets dry with paper towels. Combine flour and breadcrumbs on plate. Dredge herrings in flour/crumb mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Heat butter over medium-high heat in heavy 10-inch skillet until foaming subsides. Cook herring until golden brown on each side, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to paper towel-lined plate.

  2. For the Sauce: Combine mayonnaise, minced onion, relish, lemon juice, and capers. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve hot herring on top of bread with tartar sauce, lemon, sliced red onion, and dill.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
1069 Calories
73g Fat
33g Carbs
70g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 1069
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 73g 93%
Saturated Fat 25g 123%
Cholesterol 290mg 97%
Sodium 1018mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 70g
Vitamin C 40mg 198%
Calcium 267mg 21%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 1502mg 32%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)