makes six servings
6 ounces pickled herring or herring in wine
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 teaspoons cider vinegar
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
3 slices bread
Cut herring chunks into smaller 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 and set aside.
Mix the apple slices, watercress, lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Toast 3 slices of bread and 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.
bacon recipe courtesy of: North Jersey.com, North Jersey Media Group, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424 | Brian Huston, The Publican, 845 West Fulton Market, Chicago, Illinois 60607