Herring Fillets with a Cider Vinegar and
is one of Rick Stein's recipes which we have kindly
had permission to reproduce which should whet
your appetite for more.
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x 75g (3oz) herring fillets
a little sunflower oil
50ml (2fl oz) good quality cider vinegar
175g (6oz) chilled unsalted butter, cut into
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
the gill to high. Brush the herring fillets
very lightly with oil and season on both sides
with some salt and pepper. Put, skin-side up,
on a lightly buttered baking tray or the rack
of the grill pan. Grill for 2 - 3 minutes.
bring the vinegar to the boil in a small pan.
Whisk in the butter, a few pieces at a time,
until you have a smooth, emulsified sauce. Season
to taste with salt and pepper.
two herring fillets, one resting on top of the
other, onto four warmed plates and spoon over
some of the sauce. Serve with some boiled new
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