Herrings In Soubise Sauce Recipe


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 Chopped onion5 Ounce
 Carrot1 Small, finely diced
 Bay leaf7
 Thyme sprig1 Small
 White wine2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Herrings4 , heads removed
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Plain all purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Milk1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1359 Calories from Fat 633

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109%

Saturated Fat 29.1 g145.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 332.8 mg

Sodium 923.2 mg38.5%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g21.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.1%

Sugars 24.9 g

Protein 87 g174.2%

Vitamin A 205.9% Vitamin C 37.8%

Calcium 68.9% Iron 56.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Put the onions and carrot into a bowl with the bayleaf, thyme and white wine.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes.
Clean the herrings and rinse under plenty of cold running water.
Pat dry on kitchen paper.
Set aside the roes.
Make 2 or 3 deep incisions in the fleshiest part of the fish.
Pour the onion and carrot mixture into a rectangular dish.
Arrange the herrings on top and add salt and pepper.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes.
Put the butter into a bowl and melt in the microwave oven for 1 minute on HIGH.
Sprinkle over the flour and stir well.
Add the milk and stir again.
Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes, whisking with a hand beater after every minute.
Transfer the fish to a serving dish with a slotted spatula.
Cover to keep warm.
Discard the thyme and bayleaf and add the fish cooking liquid to the sauce in the bowl.
Add the herring roes.
Cook on HIGH for 1 minute.
Taste and adjust seasoning.
Force the sauce through a fine strainer (sieve) by pressing it with the back of a wooden spoon.
Pour the sauce over the herrings