Pickled Herring

Recipe by Midwest Maven
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve 3 tablespoons of the salt in 3 cups of cold water.
  • Put the herring in the salt water, cover and refrigerate for 12 hours.
  • Put the remaining salt, the vinegar, sugar, allspice berries, peppercorns, and bay leaves in a small saucepan with 1 cup of water.
  • Stir this mixture over med/high heat until the sugar dissolves, then remove from the heat and cool.
  • Remove the herring from the salt water and put in a shallow baking dish.
  • Put the onions on top of the fish, then pour in the pickling mixture.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Serve right from the dish, yum!
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