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Herring in Cream Sauce

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Herring in Cream Sauce
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At its best if refrigerated overnight so flavors meld and sauce thickens a bit. --Windflower Inn, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

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  • 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


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.
Updated Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

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