Pickled Herring

Inlagda Sill

Grandma always had Pickled Herring on Christmas Eve.

  • 3 or 4 Salt Herring
  • 1 pint White Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 C. Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Whole Allspice
  • 4 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Diced Onions

Soak herring in cold water overnight. Remove skin and bones and cut into small pieces.

Mix vinegar, sugar, allspice, bay leaves, and onion in a bowl. Transfer to a saucepan. Bring to boil and boil gently for 7 minutes. Cool

Alternate layers of herring and slices of onions in a bowl. Add vinegar mixture. Cover and let stand 12 hours in the refrigerator.

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