Matjes Salad with Sea Asparagus and Apple

Matjes salad with samphire and apple

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My simple matjes salad with Queller and apple I present to you in this post. The fish salad is in less than 20 minutes on the table.

The Queller is also called sea asparagus and salicorne and is a wild vegetable. The harvest time begins in May. It tastes raw, blanched and steamed.

A cooking video accompanies you. I wish you good success and a good appetite!

1. Shopping List for Matjes Salad with Celery

Here follows the Handy list for your Shopping:

When shopping from the matjes, pay attention to the origin. My preferred supplier ships for private and gastronomy.

On the Queller or Salicorne I go here not further, because there is an extra Beitag to it. Soon!

Matjes I buy in Glückstadt, there comes tasty matjes from and brings a lucky track!

Fish buying Tip from Chef Thomas Sixt
Debone herring
Matjes being deboned. The fish manufacturer Plotz from Glückstadt delivers the fish already without bones and frills.

2. Recipe Matjes Salad with Sea Asparagus and Apple

Now let’s get to the cooking part of this post. Below I show you the preparation step by step. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me via the comment function at the bottom of the page. Gladly me!

Matjes salad with Sea Asparagus and Apple

Step by step instructions, cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2 Personen
Calories 76
Total Time 13 Min.
Preparation Time 5 Min.
Cook Time 8 Min.

Matjes Salat mit Queller und Apfel. Rezept von Kochprofi Thomas Sixt.

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Matjes salad with samphire and apple
Recipe picture herring salad with samphire and apple



1 Pack Matjes Fillet (I have used Glückstädter herb fillets)
1 pc Apple
100 g Queller (Sea asparagus, Salicorne)
1 tbsp. Balsamic-Glace (Eingekochter Balsamico)
4 pinches Sugar (I take brown sugar)
2 pinches Pepper
1 tbsp. Olive oil
80 g Leaf salads (I use colorful leaf lettuce)

Anrichten und Dekoration

1 tsp. Sesame Furikake (I use Sesame Ume plums)


Prepare salad

Ingredients Matjes salad with samphire and apple
Ingredients for herring salad with samphire and apple

Provide the ingredients: Matjes, apple, lettuce, salicorne, spices.

Water herring
Please only water the matjes briefly – we don't want any water corpses;)

Taste matjes or pickled herring and soak in cold water for 10 minutes, depending on taste. The fish fillets should not have too strong a taste of vinegar or salt.

Leaf salads
prepared leaf salads

Pluck lettuce by the bite, wash briefly in cold water and spin dry.

Apple and herring
Finely chopped apple and pieces of matjes.

Cut apple into thin strips, bring matjeshering into bite-sized pieces.

Samphire in the pan
Caramelize samphire, also sea asparagus or Solicorne in the pan.

Rinse celery briefly under cold running water. Then sauté briefly in a frying pan or wok over high heat with oil. Add a little sugar and caramelize.

Ready-made balsamic vinegar reduction.
Balsamic vinegar boiled down in a saucepan. this balsamic sauce is also called balsamic ice cream.

Use boiled down balsamic and olive oil to marinate the ingredients.

Arrange salad on the plate

Matjes salad with samphire and apple
Recipe picture herring salad with samphire and apple

Arrange salad attractively appetizing and serve quickly. I have additionally sprinkled sesame Furikake Ume plums. The sesame seasoning is available in my cooking box.




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