On the eve of the holiday, prepare these mouth-watering sprats in your kitchen and chill them in the refrigerator. When serving on the festive table, the guests will not even guess that the fish was not purchased, but prepared on their own. Be prepared for the fact that everyone will ask for the recipe when you reveal this secret to them.
Main Ingredient: Fish and Seafood / Herring
- Baltic herring - 400 gram
- Salt - 0.5 Teaspoons
- Black tea - 2 Pieces (two sachets without additives)
- Vegetable oil - 50 Milliliters
- Black peppercorns - 10-15 Pieces
- Bay leaf - 5-6 pieces
- Water - 100 Milliliters
How to cook "Homemade Baltic herring sprats"
Prepare the indicated ingredients.
Rinse the fish in water, tear off the head from each of them and remove the insides along with the black film. Rinse thoroughly.
Place the top in a cauldron, ladle or pan with a non-stick bottom, preferably in rows.
Add salt, black peppercorns, bay leaves, and tea bags.
Pour in odorless vegetable oil: olive, sunflower, corn.
Pour in water and place the container on the stove, including the lowest heat. If you wish, you can put a saucer on the fish so that they do not open and break during cooking.
Cover the container with a lid and simmer for about 20 minutes from the moment of boiling.
Put the prepared sprats on a plate and serve both hot and cold - they are equally tasty.