- Boil shad (without the roe) in water and vinegar with seasonings for 20 minutes. Drain off the water.
- Put shad in a heavy, tightly covered roaster and bake in 200 degree oven for 5–6 hours. Add roe and about 1 qt. Water 30 minutes before the shad is done.
- Put strips of bacon across shad and brown under broiler (to minimum 155 degrees) before serving.
- Seafood Recipes by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, public domain government resource—original source of recipe