Potato Salad with Herring

The key to this potato salad is its powerful ingredients: Cured herring and bracing red wine vinegar give each bite a pop of flavor. Boulud will just as soon toss in mackerel, sardines, or anchovy, so feel free to swap in your preferred seafood.

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Potato Salad with Herring Potato Salad with Herring
Cured herring and bracing red wine vinegar give each bite a pop of flavor.
Yield: serves 6
Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fingerling potatoes
  • 14 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped chives
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. white wine
  • 2 cured herring fillets cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 5 oz.)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, cover the potatoes with water and boil until tender, 15 minutes. Cool slightly, then slice into 1-inch pieces.
  2. Toss potatoes in a large bowl with remaining ingredients and serve warm.