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Baked Herring – Healthy fish recipe

About Herring fish

Herring is an oily fish, packed with omega 3 fatty acids. It is a relatively affordable fish, which is also packed with nutrients and an excellent choice of fish for a healthy weight loss diet.

Eating herring will help you reduce your levels of bad cholesterol, and increase your levels of good cholesterol. Herring also helps lower blood pressure, as it promotes the production of nitric oxide in the body. Nitric oxide is known to help lower blood pressure. This helps lower the risk of heart related problems.

Herring is packed with antioxidants such as vitamin E, phosphorus and selenium. These help keep your immune system strong, and also fight off the free radicals that cause damage to your cells. Herring also has good levels of potassium and magnesium.

Herring is packed with vitamin D3, which for people living in countries with little sun exposure, could be an important source of this important vitamin which helps reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Herring is rich in protein, and for those worried about the level of mercury in their fish, herring has among the lowest levels of mercury. Herring is one of the cleanest fish.

Herring is rich in vitamin B12 which plays an important part in regulating our metabolism.

Ingredients

  • 6 medium sized herrings (cleaned)
  • mushrooms
  • red onions
  • parsley
  • thyme
  • bay leaves
  • olive oil
  • apple cider vinegar

Directions

  • Chop the onions and mushrooms
  • Pre heat your oven
  • At the bottom of a baking dish, place the chopped onions and mushrooms, together with the bay leaves
  • place the herrings on top and drizzle the olive oil and apple cider vinegar on top
  • season with salt and pepper, then sprinkle the thyme and pasley on top of the fish
  • bake for 10-12 minutes
  • serve warm with a fresh salad
baked herring
baked herring
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