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Russian Pickled Herring


  • 12 herring
  • 4 tablespoonfuls of brown sugar
  • 2 large onions sliced
  • sliced lemon
  • bay-leaves
  • a few cloves
  • whole peppers
  • some mustard seed
  • vinegar


Soak herring over night in water; then mash the milch and roes and mix with brown sugar.

Put the herring in a large dish with onions; make alternate layers of herring, onions and sliced lemon, 8 bay-leaves, cloves, whole peppers and some mustard seed. Pour over all some vinegar.

Ready to serve in five hours. Will keep for one week. Serve with boiled potatoes.


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365 Foreign Dishes (1908).

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