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Cuisine: Scandinavian
Food Type: Seafood
No of Portions: 4
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Ingredients & Prep

   8 herring fillets de-scaled
   300 ml  water
   200 ml  white wine vinegar
   50 g  salt
   1 tbsp  caster sugar
   1/2 onion med thinly sliced
   1/2 tsp  wholegrain mustard
   8 black peppercorns
   8 cloves
   8 allspice berries
   2 bay leaves
   8 cocktail sticks


  Step 1
In a saucepan, make the marinade by adding the water, vinegar, salt, mustard, peppercorns, cloves, allspice berries & the bay leaf, bring to the boil stirring constantly, then turn off & allow to cool to room temperature, then strain into a jug.
  Step 2
Pre-heat fan oven to 160'c to sterilise either 1 large jar to fit all herring fillets or split the number, wash the jar/s first in warm soppy water, rinse under the tap then place in a baking tray & put in the over for 10 mins to heat & dry, the lid/s & any rubber parts place in a saucepan with boiling water for a 2 to 3 mins before use.
  Step 3
Allow jar/s to cool, lay herring fillet skin side down then lay sliced onion over the top then roll the fillet into the classic rollmop & secure by skewering with a cocktail stick, when all done place rollmops in the jar/s, pour over enough marinade to completely cover the rollmop place lid on.
  Step 4
Store in the fridge for at least 4 days before enjoying.

Suggestion & Tips

Will last in the fridge for 2 months, eat with boiled potatoes & a nice salad.
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