Salt Herring Salad

Course: Main

Servings: 4 people

Prep Time: 15 minutes

  • Medium-sized onions - 5
  • Herrings - 3
  • Peppercorns - 12
  • Salt and pepper -
  • Vinegar - (to cover)
  1. Wash, skin and clean herring thoroughly.
  2. Remove bones from head downwards, split open from back and cut into 8 or 10 pieces.
  3. Lay in pie dish with alternate layers of onion, add seasonings, cover with vinegar and allow to stand overnight.
  4. The salad is ready for use the next day. The vinegar softens the bones and the salad will have all the appearance and taste of cooked herring.
  5. The addition of boiled sliced beetroot or slices of cucumber is an improvement.