- 8 herring fillets
- 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 8 thin slices pancetta
Pancetta is Italian cured pork belly - the equivalent of streaky bacon. It has a deep, strong,…
- 8 bay leaves
- 1 lemon, cut into 8 thin slices
Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Lay the fillets, skin-side down, brush them with mustard and lay a slice of pancetta on each. Starting from the tail end, roll the fillet up with the pancetta into a spiral, then secure with a toothpick, a bay leaf and a lemon slice. Sit the fillets in a baking tray or ceramic dish.
Drizzle the fillets with olive oil, then roast for 15-20 mins until cooked through and starting to brown at the edges. Serve 2 fillets per person with new potatoes or a crunchy apple and onion salad.