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Herring in oats with potato salad

This typically Scottish dish of oat-coated herrings with a wintry potato salad makes a delicious light lunch for two.

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For the potato salad

  • 200g/7oz small new potatoes
  • 50g/2oz kale, very coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cucumber, cut in half lengthways, seeds scooped out with a spoon, thickly sliced
  • 1-2 spring onions, trimmed and sliced

For the dressing

For the herring