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Aromatic herring

Aromatic herring

You could swap the herring for mackerel or sardines in this recipe, depending on what you've got handy and it couldn't be easier to make

Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 4 whole herring, cleaned and heads removed
  • 4 x 15ml spoon (4 tablespoons) oil
  • 2 x 15ml spoon (2 tablespoons) coriander seeds
  • 2 x 10ml spoon (2 dessertspoons) cumin seeds
  • 1 x 5ml spoon (1 teaspoon) whole black peppercorns

What you do:

  1. Preheat the barbecue or grill
  2. Wash and pat dry the fish, brush with oil.
  3. Lightly crush the coriander, cumin and peppercorns together. Roll herrings in the spice mix.
  4. Cook for 10 minutes each side on a low heat.
  5. Serve with a salad, bread and relish.

Useful tip:

This recipe is suitable for any oil-rich fish such as herring, mackerel, or sardines. If preferred choose from a selection of prepared spice mixes available from your supermarket.

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