Herbs Salees (Salted Herbs)
- 1 Onion; finely chopped
- 4 c Chives; or onion shoots-cut into 1/2
- 1/2 c Salt
- Layer the ingredients in a stoneware or glass pot.
- Let the mixture stand
for several days until a brine is formed.
- Use as a seasoning in a
variety of fish and meat dishes.
"Salted herbs are a central
element in traditional Acadian cuisine; they are a basic ingredient in
fricot, soups and most dishes which use meat and fish. Traditionally
made with chives, shallots and onion shoots, salted herbs may also
contain finely chopped onions".
Recipe Source: A Taste of Acadie
by Marie Cormier-Boudreau