Pickled Fish Recipes

These two pickled seafood recipes are easily adaptable for other fish of a similar size and nature.

They can be adapted for pickled mackerel or pilchards and the liquid can be cider, pale ale or white vinegar substituted for the ordinary vinegar. 

Experiment with the combinations to develop these recipes to your own taste.

Pickled Mackerel

4 small mackerel
salt and pepper
2 bay leaves
1 tspn allspice
10 peppercorns
1/2 pint (300 ml) wine vinegar

Preheat oven to Gas Mark 2, 310F or 150C

Clean and wash the fish and place them in an ovenproof dish.

Add salt, pepper, bay leaves, allspice, peppercorns, vinegar and add enough water to cover the fish.

Bake, covered, for about an hour.

Leave in the liquor to cool before serving.

Pickled Herrings
8 herrings
1 onion, peeled and cut into rings
2 bay leaves
12 peppercorns, crushed with a rolling pin
1/4 pint (300 ml) cider
1/4 pint (300 ml) wine vinegar

Heat oven to Gas mark 4, 350F, 180C

Wash the herrings and pack them into an ovenproof dish.

Sprinkle over the onion, broken bay leaves, peppercorns. Add the cider and vinegar.

Cover and bake for about 30 minutes.

Allow to cool in the liquor before serving.

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Pickled Fish Recipes

By , Mar 22, 2017

Pickled fish recipes, mackerel, herrings and salmon

Find out how to do pickled fish recipes, mackerel, herrings and salmon.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 60 minutes

Yield: 4

Main Ingredient: mackerel or herrings, vinegar

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