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Barbecued herring with fresh fruit

Barbecued herring with fresh fruit

Herring in a fruity marinade is a great alternative to burgers when you're having a barbecue and better for you too!

Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 4 herring, cleaned
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 apples
  • Lemon juice

Marinade:

  • Grated rind and juice of 2 oranges
  • 4 x 15ml spoon (4 tablespoons) olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 x 15ml spoon (1 tablespoon) fresh chopped parsley

What you do:

  1. Pre-heat the barbecue
  2. Cut three slits in each side of the herring. Lay the fish in a shallow dish.
  3. Mix together the marinade ingredients and pour over the fish. Cover and leave to marinate in the refrigerator for approximately 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, slice the bananas and apples into chunks, sprinkle with lemon juice and thread alternately onto skewers.
  5. Place the fish on the barbecue and cook for 8-10 minutes, turning if necessary, baste with the excess marinade.
  6. Cook the fruit skewers for five minutes until just golden, basting with the marinade, if necessary.
  7. Serve the herring with the fruit skewers.

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