(Courtesy of Kitchens of Lunenburg, N.S. cookbook -- Libbie Deal)
Ingredients2 salt herring
1 large onion
Vinegar to cover
- Clean herring thoroughly.
- Remove skin, fillet and cut in 2 inch pieces. Soak in cold water for 5 hours, changing the water frequently (or soak overnight if desired). Drain.
- Heat vinegar, add one tablespoon of sugar, and a little pepper. Cool.
- Pour over onion and herring and let stand for a few hours.