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Herring Portugais      CD  HD   25mins plus cooling

Serves 4     Cold  Fish   Hors d'oeuvre   Starter Appetizer   Healthy Eating  Gluten Wheat  Dairy Free  Eggless

 

 

Ingredients

1 large Herring

1 tbsp Olive oil

1 Garlic Clove, crushed

2  Shallots, finely chopped

2 Tomatoes,  skinned

2-3 tbsp White wine vinegar

250ml/10 fl oz Fresh Fish stock

2-3 tbsp Tomato Paste

Salt & Pepper

Slices of Cucumber to garnish

 

Instructions

 

1. Remove the head from the herring and fillet the fish. Cut each fillet into 3 pieces.

 

2. Heat the oil in a small pan and lightly fry the shallots. Cut the tomatoes into even-sized pieces and add to the pan together with the garlic, vinegar, stock, tomato paste salt and pepper.

 

3. Bring to the boil and simmer for a few minutes until the sauce thickens.

 

4. Add the pieces of herring, cover and poach in the sauce for 10 minutes or until tender. Cool.

 

5. Serve cold as a starter, garnished with cucumber slices.

 

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Main equipment required to prepare fresh fish

 

Sharp knives - large and small

Chopping board

Kitchen scissors

Fish Scalers (optional)

 

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