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Pickled Herrings with Curry Salad

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • -----pickled herrings-----
  • 4 Herring fillets; (salted)
  • 12 oz Vinegar
  • 3 tb Water; (to 4 tbsp.)
  • 4 oz Sugar
  • 1 1/2 ts Allspice; (whole)
  • 1 tb Mustard; (coleman's)
  • 1 sm Horseradish
  • 1 sm Carrot; sliced thinly
  • 3 pn Ginger; (whole)
  • 1 Bay leaves
  • 2 ts White peppercorns
  • 2 Red onions
  • Dill
  • -----curry salad-----
  • 2 Herring fillets
  • Cooked ham; * see note
  • 2 tb Cream; (to 3 tbsp.)
  • Chopped whites of 4 eggs
  • Mayonnaise
  • Curry powder
  • White pepper; ground


* same quantity as salted herring fillets.

Pickled Herrings:

Soak the herrings in water or milk for 8-10 hours, or until as salty as

Boil up the remaining ingredients ( exepting the onion and dil), in the
water and vinegar and cool.

Cut the herring fillets slantwise into about 1 inch pieces and cover with
the cold liquid.

Leave for 24 hours.

Decorate with finely sliced onion rings and chopped dill before serving.

Curry salad:

Blend the mayonnaise with the creme until soft, and season with the curry
powder and pepper.

Soak the herring fillets to remove the surplus salt and chop finely.

Add them to the mayonnaise together with the finely chopped meat.

Leave in a cold place for a couple of hours and season again if necessary.

Just before serving, add the chopped egg-whites and decorate with
hard-boiled and quartered yolks.

Schnapps is always welcome together with Danish Herrings.

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