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Crispy Herring with Spinach and Pine Nuts

Crispy Herring with Spinach and Pine NutsRecipe courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound herring fillets
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
2 ounces frozen chopped spinach, slightly thawed
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon pine nuts, lightly chopped

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add onion and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add spinach, bread crumbs and cheese. Cook 1 minute and set aside to cool.
  3. Place each fillet on a chopping board skin side down and season with salt and pepper. Spoon stuffing over each fish, roll up and secure with a cocktail stick, if necessary.
  4. Bake 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Garnish with pine nuts and serve with a green salad and Ciabatta or pita bread.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 291; Total Fat: 19g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 70mg; Total Carbs: 6g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 23g; Sodium: 190mg.

"From sea to plate, Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future."

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority