Fried herring with garlic mayonnaise & lemon # 25
Fried herring with garlic mayonnaise & lemon
Fresh herring (sardines works well if you can´t find herring)
Oil for frying
Mix salt with water to a brine with about 2% salt level. Remove the skin from the herring and put the herring in the brine for 2 hours.
Crush some garlic and mix with mayonnaise, season with salt and pepper.
Heat the oil for frying and remove the fish from the brine, pad the fish dry with som kitchen paper and dust with wheat flour, make sure every inch of the fish is covered. Fry the fish in the oil until golden, remove and sprinkle with salt.
Fry some parsley in the oil, add just a little a the time and be very careful and keep away from the oil because it will splash. Crush the parlsey over the fish and serve.