Norwegian sild og poteter

Norwegian Sild Og Poteter, or Herring and Potatoes, is a classic and beloved dish showcasing Norway's rich culinary heritage. This traditional Scandinavian delicacy combines tender, marinated herring fillets with boiled potatoes, creating a harmonious balance of flavours and textures. The herring is carefully cured in a tangy brine or marinade, infusing the fish with a delightful blend of sweet, sour, and savory notes. Paired with perfectly cooked potatoes, the dish offers a satisfying combination of soft and creamy textures. Whether enjoyed as a light lunch or as part of a festive gathering, this iconic Norwegian dish is sure to captivate your taste buds and transport you to the picturesque shores of Norway.


  • 4 eggs
  • 4 new potatoes
  • 4 seasoned herring fillet or cured herring fillet
  • half a finely chopped red onion
  • 2 stalks fresh dill
  • 2 tbsp light cream
  • 4 flatbreads or toast


  1. Cook potatoes until cooked through.
  2. Boil eggs for 6-8 minutes. Cool completely in cold water. Peel the eggs and cut them in half.
  3. Roll up the herring fillet and arrange it on a plate with half an egg, red onion, and fresh dill.
  4. Serve with freshly boiled potatoes, sour cream, and flatbread. Beets also taste good on the side.
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