Herring Copenhagen

Raven Higheagle

By
@ravenhigheagle

I live all things pickled!!! Pickled Herring is one of my favorite snacks. Although it can be highly priced at the supermarket. So I found a really good fish monger and a recipe to make it at home.


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Serves:

Serves 25

Prep:

24 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

6 Hr 15 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

12
herring filets in brine
1
whole herring in brine
1 c
distilled white vinegar
1/2 c
finely granulated sugar
1/4 tsp
ground allspice
1/2 tsp
ground white pepper
4
bay leaves
1 large
thinly sliced, onion

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place herring in a large enamel or earthenware bowl. Add cold water to cover. Soak herring overnight to remove excess salt, changing water several times.
2
Drain herring. Cut each filet crosswise into 1-inch pieces. Prepare whole herring in a similar manner. Place in a bowl.
3
Place remaining ingredients in a saucepan, bring to a boil and simmer 1 minute. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
4
Pour most of the marinade over the herring pieces. Cover bowl and let marinate in refrigerator for 6 hours or longer.
5
Place herring and marinade in mason jars and keep in refrigerator for further use.