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Stuffed Soused Herrings

Ingredients
  Herrings 4 , cleaned and boned, with the heads removed
  Onion 1 Small, peeled and cut into rings
  Mace blade 1 Small
  Cloves 3
  Peppercorns 8
  Water 1⁄4 Pint (150 milliliter)
  Vinegar 1⁄4 Pint (150 milliliter)
For stuffing
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 2 Ounce (50 gram)
  Chopped capers 2 Teaspoon
  Finely grated lemon rind 1 Small
  Butter 1 Ounce, melted (25 gram)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Egg 1 , beaten
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

MAKING
2.In a large sized bowl, put breadcrumbs, capers, lemon rind, butter, egg, salt and pepper and stir them all well.
3.Pour water if the mixture is dry.
4.Place the herrings on a flat surface with skin side down.
5.Add a sprinkling of salt and pepper and put equal quantities of stuffing on each tail.
6.Roll the fish and put them all in the foil container or ovenproof dish in single layer.
7.Top with onion rings, cloves and peppercorns.
8.Combine water and vinegar and pour over herrings.
9.Put the lid on and bake for 20 minutes so that the fish is soft.

SERVING
10.Serve warm.

Tip
The dish can be frozen. If frozen, thaw overnight in refrigerator and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Fish
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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