Soused herrings with lemon

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 larges Herrings split, cleaned & boned
1 large Onion; peeled
1 tablespoon Mixed pickling spice
1 Bay leaf
1 teaspoon Marmite
4 tablespoons Hot water
5 tablespoons Wine vinegar
3 tablespoons Lemon juice
2 teaspoons Caster sugar
1 Strip of lemon peel (3")
Salt

1. Wash and scale herrings.

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

3. Arrange side by side in 1-½ pint heatproof dish.

4. Slice onion thinly and put into dish between herrings.

5. Sprinkle with spice then add bay leaf.

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

7. Stand strip of lemon peel on top.

8. Sprinkle lightly with salt.

9. Cover and cook in centre of cool oven (300 F or Gas No. 2) for 1-½ hours.

10. Remove from oven and leave until completely cold before serving.

From: The Marmite Guide to better cooking - by Sonia Allison Copyright Borvil Group Marketing Limited 1969 Typed for you by Karen Mintzias Submitted By KAREN MINTZIAS On 10-14-94

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