Herrings with capers and dill

Recipe from: 11/11/1998 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 15
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • 6
    large salted herrings, filleted
  • 2
    large onions, thinly sliced
  • 6
    bay leaves
  • 12
    peppercorns
  • 5
    ml
    mustard seeds
  • 2
    ml
    dill seeds
  • MARINADE
  • 500
    ml
    white wine vinegar
  • 60
    ml
    water
  • 125
    ml
    sugar
  • TO SERVE
  • 15
    ml
    capers
  • fresh dill sprigs
  • baby salad leaves
  • 250
    ml
    cream (optional)
 

Method

 
Soak herrings overnight in water to cover. Next morning, rinse thoroughly. Layer onions into a shallow dish, alternately with herrings, bay leaves, peppercorns, mustard seeds and dill seeds. MARINADE: Bring vinegar, water and sugar to boil. Cool. Pour over fish. Cover with a double thickness of foil. Marinate at room temperature for 24 hours, then refrigerate for 1 to 2 days. TO SERVE: Remove herrings, shape each into a loose roll and place on a platter. Add a few tablespoons of marinade, sprinkle with onions and add a few capers, fresh dill and salad leaves. Dot with whipped cream.
 

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