Herring Roe and Scrambled Eggs with Bacon Recipe - Carolina Country

Herring Roe and Scrambled Eggs

3.0/5 rating (21 votes)
Herring Roe and Scrambled Eggs

Ingredients

  • 6 strips bacon
  • 1 can (8-ounces) herring roe drained, or 1 cup chopped cooked fresh roe
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Fry bacon, drain on paper towels, keep warm in oven. Pour off and reserve drippings.

  2. In same fryer, put 2 tablespoons bacon grease, add roe, salt and pepper. Brown slightly. 

  3. Beat eggs. Add salt and pepper. Add 2 teaspoons bacon grease to browned roe, pour in eggs and mix scrambled roe and eggs. Cook until eggs are partially done.

  4. Remove from heat, cover for a minute. Serve immediately topped with bacon.

Recipe courtesy of

Eddy Browning, food columnist for the Washington Daily News

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Comments (17)

  • Where can you find cans of herring roe? Used to get 4 oz cans of Tidewater herring roe in Virginia but haven't seen it in years.

    Johnny | July 20, 2013 | reply

  • http://www.nixonfishery.com/Nixonhome.html
    http://www.nixonfishery.com/herring_wait.html
    (They sell “Chowan’s Best Canned Herring Roe”)

    Heidi | July 30, 2013 | reply

  • I've been trying to find herring roe in a can and the price of it. Can't find in grocery stores. Can you tell me how to find Chowan herring roe in a can? Thanks.

    Barbara Orr | September 20, 2013 | reply

  • where can I fine herring roe and king molases

    mary shepard | April 11, 2015 | reply

  • dry sauage

    mary shepard | April 11, 2015 | reply

  • Piggy wiggly

    kc | April 19, 2015 | reply

  • ok can you tell were I get some king molasses

    mary shepard | April 21, 2015 | reply

  • You are looking for Cane Molasses. Google South Carolina Cane Molasses.

    Phyllis | September 11, 2015 | reply

  • king molasses

    mary shepard | September 12, 2015 | reply

  • Krogers but it is hard to find. It's in the fish breading section.

    Eleanor Stanton | November 01, 2015 | reply

  • Yes Eleanor Stanton is correct I just purchased 2 cans of tidewater herring roe last night in Kroger's . Its located in front of the fresh fish on display with fish breader.

    Andress Dixon | November 07, 2015 | reply

  • There is case of Chowans best 8oz cans on ebay this week 1-4-16.

    john | January 05, 2016 | reply

  • Nixon's Fishery Edenton, NC
    $9/ 8oz can

    Nancy | July 13, 2016 | reply

  • I found 8 oz can of Herring roe at Kroger in southside Richmond it was not cheap $10.99
    but I had to have it . my mother always cooked ti's for our breakfast and it WS great.

    Sandra Pleasants | August 16, 2016 | reply

  • Some Farm Fresh locations in the Norfolk & VA Beach areas.

    LBJ | November 07, 2016 | reply

  • 1/17/2017 Randolph Market, Hopewell VA
    804-458-8543 carries Chowan's Best herring roe $10.99 for an 8 Oz can. Yes a bit expensive but, we'll worth it!

    juliet | January 17, 2017 | reply

  • I got mine from these people:

    http://manningshominy.com/product/tidewater-herring-roe/

    Ann Morton Neale | February 28, 2019 | reply

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