Food/Drink

Pickled Herring Recipe

The one that Russia is very popular. Pickled herring or as I call it Russian fermented fish I don’t know how they pickle together. But saw the time to open the tank Only have black water It smells fishy and buzzing. But some foreign friends also like it. For example, some Lao or Moroccan friends, when eating, saw him pour vegetable oil on the fish. And eat the fish and black bread and onion This one is as raw as sala.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 5 cups water, divided
  • 1 pound herring fillets
  • 2 cups distilled or white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 2 teaspoons whole allspice
  • 2 teaspoons black peppercorns
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red onion thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Heat 4 cups of water enough to dissolve salt. Let this brine cool to room temperature. When it does, submerge the herring fillets in the brine and refrigerate overnight, or up to 24 hours. Meanwhile, bring the sugar, vinegar, the remaining cup of water and all the spices to a boil. Simmer 5 minutes, then turn off the heat and let this steep until cool.
  2. When the herring have brined, layer them in a glass jar with the sliced lemon and red onion. Divide the spices between your containers if you are using more than one. Pour over the cooled pickling liquid and seal the jars. Wait at least a day before eating. Store in the fridge for up to 1 month. source by honest-food

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