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Herring Smørrebrød (Danish Open-Faced Sandwich)

Herring Smørrebrød is a traditional Danish open-faced sandwich packed with healthy and delicious ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: Danish open-faced sandwich, Herring Smørrebrød, Herring Smørrebrød Recipe
Servings: 3
Calories: 276kcal
Author: Cookie


  • cutting board


  • 9 oz pickled herring
  • 5 slices Danish-style rye bread
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 3 reddish
  • 3 boiled eggs
  • 1/2 lemon
  • dill and spring onion
  • seasoning


  • Make the dressing: take a bowl and add mayo, 1 chopped cucumber, 2-3 chopped reddish, 1 chopped boiled egg, some chopped dill and spring onion. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Chop some pickled herring and add to your dressing, or easily use them as they are.
  • Take a slice of dark rye bread and start layering. Pour some dressing, top some chopped herring and 2 or 3 pickled herring. Garnish with a piece of boiled egg, some slices of cucumber, dill, or slices of lemon.
  • Serve cold and immediately.


Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 197mg | Sodium: 224mg | Potassium: 360mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 404IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg