Grandma’s Marinated Herring
INGREDIENTS
  • Preparation Time: at least 2 days
  • Herring (including miltz)
  • Onions
  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • Sugar
  • Mixed spices
DIRECTIONS
  1. Wash and soak herring overnight or 4 hours.
  2. Slice onions and put alternate layers of onions and herring.
  3. Use about 1/3 part vinegar and 2/3 parts water, a little sugar (about one tsp), and mixed spices.
  4. Bring to boil and let cool.
  5. Mash miltz and mix with vinegar mixture.
  6. Pack into jars.
  7. Let stand 24 hours or more.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Yvette's Note: Herring milt or miltz (מילטז) is the soft roe of the herring. Kosher (pareve).