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How to remove bones from a herring in one motion

Как одним движением очистить селедку от костей

Herring (lat. Clupea) is a valuable commercial fish that lives in the northern part of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as in the Arctic Ocean.

Russians never cook or fry this fish. Herring is usually eaten salted or smoked. Herring is one of the most popular and inexpensive snacks (see snack) on the Russian table: it is eaten with the same pleasure both on weekdays and on holidays; it is used for herring paste, herring oil, added to the vinaigrette; it usually bites vodka. Herring is salted in barrels (see barrel), tightly stuffing them with fish. Hence the characteristic comparison of the crowded room: like the herring in a barrel. From the word herring is formed the name of a special plate of oblong shape - herringbone.

Fans of "Herring under a fur coat" will certainly appreciate this life hacking on cutting fish. After all, it takes a lot of time to clear the herring from the bones, and the finished fillet is much more expensive ...

How to clean herring

To remove all the bones from the herring in one motion, you must first gut the fish and cut off its head. How to proceed, look in the video!

Sleight of hand and no fraud! Now you can use the fillet to create your favorite dishes from herring. And in order to cook a uniquely tasty homemade herring, you can experiment with various spices for fish. The result will be incomparable anyway.

Try to repeat, you will definitely succeed.


wiki The body is compressed from the sides, with a serrated edge of the belly. Scales moderate or large, rarely small. The upper jaw is not issued for the lower. The mouth is moderate. Teeth, if any, rudimentary and falling out. The anal fin is of moderate length and has less than 80 rays. The dorsal fin is located above the ventral. The tail fin is forked. This genus includes 3 species. Their food is made up of various small animals, especially small crustaceans.

All members of the genus are important commercial value, used in food, as well as for the manufacture of fish meal.

Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) is particularly important economically.

Scientific classification:

  • Domain: Eukaryotes
  • Kingdom: Animals
  • Type: Chord
  • Class: Liverfishes
  • Order: Herring
  • Family: Herring
  • Genus: Herring
  • International scientific name: Clupea Linnaeus, 1758