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Herring Fries

Herring FriesRecipe courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds herring fillets
All-purpose flour for dusting
2 large eggs, beaten
3 tablespoons milk
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1/2 cup porridge (quick) oats
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard powder
Orange wedges and flat-leaf parsley, for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oil 360°F (182.2°C).
  2. Cut the fillets into small to medium sized pieces and dust with flour.
  3. Beat eggs, milk and seasoning together.
  4. Mix oats and mustard together.
  5. Dip herring in egg mixture and coat in oats.
  6. Deep fry in batches until golden brown, about 4 to 5 minutes Drain well on absorbent kitchen paper.
  7. Garnish with orange slices and parsley.

Makes 6 servings.

"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