Devilled herrings (MoF)

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Devilled herrings (MoF)
Devilled herrings (MoF)
All about Herrings - 1948
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:336
Ready in:30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:20th January 2013

From the Ministry of Food leaflet "All about Herrings" - reprinted in 1948!

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  1. Mix the mustard and sugar to a paste with the vinegar
  2. Open the herrings flat and spread the mustard mixture on the inside and roll up from the tail end
  3. Fry the onion, bay leaf and cloves in the margerine in a saucepan until well browned
  4. Add the rolled up herrings and water and cook very gently for 10 minutes
  5. Baste the herrings occasionally with the liquid
  6. When cooked, serve with sweet chutney e.g. Branston

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