Matjes in Spicy Cream Sauce

5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Rest Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 20 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 2 people
Calories 156 kcal


  • 8 small Herring fillets
  • 1 piece Fresh onion
  • 5 small Pickled cucumber pickled
  • 1 cups Liquid cream
  • 1 cups Creme fraiche Cheese
  • Black pepper from the mill
  • 1 bunch Chopped parsley
  • 1 bunch Cucumber water


  • Rinse the matjes and dab them with paper towels. Mix the cream, creme fraîche and a little cucumber water in a bowl. The usual cups always contain 200 grams. Cut the onion into half rings, dice the cucumber. Mix with the cream sauce. Likewise parsley and pepper to taste.
  • Put the matjes in it and let it steep in the fridge overnight. Possibly add a little salt to the sauce the next day. Then enjoy. Good Appetite.


Serving: 100gCalories: 156kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 10.4gFat: 12.2g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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