Festive herring salad with mustard sauce

20 min.
When every day is a feast. A combination of traditional flavours - potatoes and herring - adds new colours to this recipe. The duo is complemented with delicious beets and exotic capers as well as a Dijon mustard sauce. Perfect for decorating a festive table.


  • 200g VIČI Traditional herring, sliced in thin slices
  • 4 small potatoes, boiled with skin
  • 4 boiled beetroots
  • 1 middle sized onion, sliced in cubes
  • 150ml olive oil
  • Rye bread crisps
  • Capers
  • Grounded ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg
  • 50 g Dijon mustard
  • 50 g Brown sugar
  • 30 ml White wine vinegar
  • Greens for decoration


In a small bowl mix Dijon mustard, brown sugar and white wine vinegar. Add a little bit of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Mix thoroughly, add the oil. Mix everything well, until sauce is smooth.
On a plate place pieces of herring, potatoes, beetroots, onion slices and rye bread crisps. Decorate with capers and greens.
Serve with mustard sauce and some freshly grounded pepper and chunks of sea salt.