Soused Herrings With Lemon Recipe

Step 1

Wash and scale herrings.

Step 2

Roll up, skin side outside, from head end to tail.

Step 3

Arrange side by side in 1-1/2 pint heatproof dish.

Step 4

Slice onion thinly and put into dish between herrings.

Step 5

Sprinkle with spice then add bay leaf.

Step 6

Dissolve Marmite in hot water and stir in vinegar, lemon juice and sugar. Pour over herrings.

Step 7

Stand strip of lemon peel on top.

Step 8

Sprinkle lightly with salt.

Step 9

Cover and cook in centre of cool oven (300 F or Gas No. 2) for 1-1/2 hours.

Step 10

Remove from oven and leave until completely cold before serving.

Things You'll Need

  • 4lg Herrings
  • -- split, cleaned & boned
  • 1lg Onion; peeled
  • 1tb Mixed pickling spice
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1ts Marmite
  • 4tb Hot water
  • 5tb Wine vinegar
  • 3tb Lemon juice
  • 2ts Caster sugar
  • 1 Strip of lemon peel (3")
  • Salt

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