Sledzie W Smietanie Herring with Sour Cream Recipe

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Sledzie W Smietanie Herring with Sour Cream Recipe

Although its name is difficult to pronounce, it is not difficult to see that this is an interesting dish. The sledzie w smietanie is a traditional Polish dish that consists of a herring smothered with sour cream. It’s flavorful, savory, and absolutely creamy, it is a must that you try it. This sour cream recipe is a great addition to your foreign dish arsenal.

In this recipe, we are going to show you how you can make the sledzie w smietanie in the comfort of your kitchen. Just follow these simple steps and you’ll have this scrumptious creamed herring in no time. If you’re not fond of eating fish, you’ll definitely change your mind with this dish. The sour cream will somehow erase the “fishiness” of the herring, in turn, giving it a fresher taste for your palate.

This sour cream recipe is perfect for lunch and dinner, ask your friends and family to give it a try. We recommend serving your favorite bread alongside this dish for a filling gastronomic experience.

And if you are not a fan of herring but love sour cream dishes, why not give our sour cream chicken a try instead?

How To Make Sledzie W Smietanie Herring with Sour Cream

An easy Polish delicacy that packs strong flavors. Suited for lovers of anchovies.

Prep: 8 mins
Total: 8 mins


  • 12 salted herring fillets
  • 3.5 oz onion
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs
  • 8 oz fat-free sour cream


  1. Rinse the herrings and cut them into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Peel and dice onions. Mix the onions with the sour cream in a bowl.
  3. Add herrings and chill in fridge for an hour.
  4. When ready to serve, decorate with sliced hard-boiled eggs. 


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 25mg
  • Calories: 258kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 187mg
  • Fat: 23g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 63mg
  • Protein: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 62mg
  • Vitamin A: 260IU
Nutrition Disclaimer

Frequently Asked Questions

What Are the health benefits of sour cream?

A normal intake of sour cream can give a person vitamins (such as vitamin A, B vitamins, folate, etc.) and minerals vital to the development of our bodies such as calcium and phosphorus. When taken in moderation, sour cream can be helpful to our body and our stomachs.

How long can sour cream last?

As a rule of thumb, dairy products should be immediately consumed within 7 days after opening. This is also true for sour cream. Be mindful of abnormal smells and watering. Usually, those are signs that the sour cream has gone bad. However, if you keep your sour cream refrigerated, you can extend its shelf life to at least a couple of weeks.



Try this recipe if you're looking for a fresh take on regular anchovies. Herring in Sour Cream is zesty, spicy, and comes with strong fish flavors.
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