Herring and the Hendersteins


Serves 12 servings
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Ingredients

Wild Alaska herring
1 lb.

Salt & brown sugar
Equal parts

Large onion
1

White wine
1/2 cup

White wine vinegar
1/2 cup

Salt
1 Tbsp.

Sugar
1 Tbsp.

Coriander seeds
1 Tbsp.

Black peppercorns
2 tsp.

Mustard seeds
2 tsp.

Bay leaves
2

Cloves
3-4

Allspice berries
1-2

Bagels
12

Natural cream cheese
1/2 lb.

Directions

First, lightly cure the herring with equal parts salt and brown sugar - enough to totally cover the fish. Cure for 1 hours, then rinse under cold water and dry.

Meanwhile, cut the onion into 1/2" thick slices and put in a sauce pan. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Allow to cool to lukewarm. Pour over cured and rinsed herring, refrigerate overnight.

Assembly
Smear each bagel half with cream cheese and place three herring fillets on each bagel slice.