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Marinated Herring

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Marinated Herring is a mouth watering appetizer recipe. Try this Marinated Herring; I am sure you will get a lot of compliments for this one!
  Herrings/6 herrings in brine 6 , filleted
  Gherkins 12
  Lemon 1 , thinly sliced
  Onion 1 Medium, cut in rings
  Bay leaves 3
  Vinegar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon (Omit Salt If Using Herring In Brine)

If using whole herring in brine, soak in cold water for 24 hours.
Remove the heads and tails and fillet the herring.
Roll each fillet around 1 gherkin.
Place the rolls in a clean glass jar or crock.
Arrange the lemon slices, onion rings and bay leaves between the rolls.
Combine the vinegar, water and salt in a saucepan, and bring to the boiling point.
Remove from the heat and cool.
Pour the cooled mixture over the herring rolls and cover the jar.
Let stand in the refrigerator 1 week before serving.
The rollmops will keep 3 to 4 weeks in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1175 Calories from Fat 502

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g85.7%

Saturated Fat 12.6 g63.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 360 mg120%

Sodium 6359.1 mg265%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.5%

Dietary Fiber 12.2 g48.8%

Sugars 13.5 g

Protein 112 g224.8%

Vitamin A 31.8% Vitamin C 116.4%

Calcium 47.5% Iron 58.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Marinated Herring Recipe