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Soused Herrings With Lemon

Type: Fish
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 teaspoons 20mlHerrings - - split, cleaned (large)
1 teaspoon 5mlOnion - peeled (large)
1 tablespoon 15mlMixed pickling spice
1   Bay leaf
1 teaspoon 5mlMarmite
4 tablespoons 60mlHot water
5 tablespoons 75mlWine vinegar
3 tablespoons 45mlLemon juice
2 teaspoons 10mlCaster sugar
1   Lemon peel - (3")

Recipe Instructions

1. Wash and scale herrings.

2. Roll up, skin side outside, from head end to tail.

3. Arrange side by side in 1-1/2 pint heatproof dish.

4. Slice onion thinly and put into dish between herrings.

5. Sprinkle with spice then add bay leaf.

6. Dissolve Marmite in hot water and stir in vinegar, lemon juice and sugar. Pour over herrings.

7. Stand strip of lemon peel on top.

8. Sprinkle lightly with salt.

9. Cover and cook in centre of cool oven (300F or Gas No. 2) for 1-1/2 hours.

10. Remove from oven and leave until completely cold before serving.

Jim Roche


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