Fish Roe Relish

recipe from strange seafood 1987 edition

Recipe from Mrs. Mary Dudley Price
Gloucester, NC
NC Maritime Museum Strange Seafood Cookbook (1987)

1/2 C cooked roe
2 Tbs lemon juice
3 slices of white bread
3-4 C olive oli

Place the fish roe, drained of liquid, and lemon juice in the bowl of a mixer or blender and blend on low speed until thoroughly mixed. Trim crusts from the bread and soak the slices in cold water. Squeeze the bread thoroughly. Break the bread into the mixture and blend at medium high speed until thoroughly mixed. Add the oil gradually. The mixture should thicken to the consistency of thick mayonnaise Serve in the center of a salad tray ringed with slices of green pepper, tomatoes, olives, cucumbers, and lettuce, or serve as an appetizer with buttered toast or crackers.


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