Forshmak – Chopped Herring Spread

It’s a dish from (Soviet) Jewish cuisine. My version of Forshmak doesn’t have the butter. In the classic recipe you need to add 1 stick of unsalted butter for creamy texture. This dish go well on Russian rye bread with sweet hot tea.

Forshmak   Chopped Herring Spread

2 herring fillets, low-salted, not marinated
4 hard-boiled egg
1 sour apple (Granny Smith is fine)
1 medium onion (sweet is ok, but you need half of big bulb)
2 peaces white bread, soaked in milk  (I used gluten-free bread and rice milk)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp apple vinegar
1/2 tsp sugar

Peel and cut the apple, onion, and eggs
Blend it all together, including the soaked bread very well. Cool in the refrigerator.

Forshmak   Chopped Herring Spread
Forshmak   Chopped Herring Spread

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