Pickled Herring

Recipe by Rita1652
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READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 2 pints
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak the fillets in a bowl of cold water in the refrigerator for 12 to 24 hours.
  • Change water twice.
  • To make the pickling solution, combine water, vinegar, seasonings and sugar in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Stir to dissolve sugar; let cool.
  • Rinse the fillets with cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Cut fish in 1-inch pieces removing bones.
  • Peel and slice onion.
  • Separate slices into rings.
  • Arrange herring and onion rings in alternate layers in sterilized jars.
  • Cover with pickling solution and cap.
  • Refrigerate at least 3 days before serving.
  • The herring will keep up to 3 weeks refrigerated.
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