READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by PanNan

This recipe was posted in response to a request. It is herring wrapped around a pickle and "pickled" with onion, pepper, lemon and seasonings. The prep time does not include the time to soak the herring, or the "cure" time.

Top Review by mozarth622

It's the second time i made this recipe.I allways liked rollmops and allways bought the commercial ones.This recipe gives me three times the amount for half the price. and it did satisfied the taste expected and to me it was a real treat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sterilize a one quart jar.
  2. Soak herring in water overnight.
  3. Clean herring, remove head, leaving skin.
  4. Cut in half down belly, remove bones.
  5. Each herring will yield two filets.
  6. Wrap each herring filet around a pickle.
  7. Fasten with a toothpick.
  8. Place herring rolls in the jar, along with the onion, pepper, lemon, bay leaf and peppercorns.
  9. Mix vinegar, water and salt.
  10. Pour over contents in jar.
  11. Seal jar tightly.
  12. Place a label with the date on the jar.
  13. Refrigerate for at least a week before using.
  14. Will keep up to six weeks in the refrigerator.

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