Arenque con Huevo (Herrings and Egg) Recipe: An example of how exotic foods ended up in Dominican cuisine, a dish with reputed aphrodisiac properties.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Keyword arenque, easy, light
Prep Time 6hours
Cook Time 35minutes
Total Time 6hours35minutes
Author Clara Gonzalez
1lb[0.48 kg] of salted, smoked herrings
2tablespoonsof olive oil
1small red onion, cut into strips
1bell pepper, cut into strips
½teaspoonof salt(or more, to taste)
¼teaspoonof pepper(or more, to taste)
Soak the herrings in a gallon of water overnight. Discard the water, and rinse the herring a couple of times.
Boil the herrings over medium heat in 2 qt [2 lt] of water till cooked through (about 15 minutes). Remove the herring from the water. Discard water.
Flake the herrings, reserve.
In a pan heat the oil over low heat. Add the onion and cook and stir until they become translucent. Add the bell pepper and herring and cook until the bell pepper is cooked through. Add the eggs, cook and and stir until eggs are set.