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CHEF JEFF -- ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Herring with Apples and Bacon on Toast

Not everyone likes herring, but those who do will appreciate the following recipe. Herring with Apples and Bacon on Toast 1 6-ounce jar pickled herring or herring in wine 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 teaspoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon chopped chive...

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Not everyone likes herring, but those who do will appreciate the following recipe.

Herring with Apples and Bacon on Toast

1 6-ounce jar pickled herring or herring in wine

2 tablespoons sour cream

2 teaspoons cider vinegar

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1 teaspoon chopped chives

Freshly ground pepper

6 slices bacon

1 apple, quartered, cored, sliced

1 bunch watercress, chopped

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon olive oil

Salt

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3 slices bread

Cut herring chunks into pieces. Combine with sour cream, vinegar, chives and pepper to taste in a small bowl. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain; set aside.

Mix apple slices, watercress, lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Toast 3 slices of bread; cut each in half diagonally. Top each piece of toast with bacon. Top bacon with herring mixture. Finish each with a topping of watercress salad.

Yield: 6 appetizer servings.

Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 182 calories, 5 11 grams fat, 13 milligrams cholesterol, 12 grams carbohydrates, 8 grams protein, 552 milligrams sodium, 1 gram fiber.

Grab more food tidbits at the Chef Jeff blog at GrandForksHerald.com.

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