A great value fish with a distinctive flavour, mackerel is packed with healthy oils which makes it healthy as well as delicious!
Rich in flavour and omega-3!
One of the richest sources of omega-3, mackerel has greyish flesh with a rich flavour, which is best grilled or baked.
Any sauce should be sharp to complement its rich flavour – try gooseberry, sorrel, rhubarb, cranberry, redcurrant or mustard and avoid anything creamy or buttery. Marinating in citrus juices is also good.
Discover more about this species on the Seafish’s website’s dedicated page full of facts!
Pepper, onion and peri peri mackerel fajitas
Go to http://www.fishisthedish.co.uk/recipes/marvellous-mackerel for lots of interesting, varied and international recipes. From Pepper, onion and peri peri mackerel fajitas, Mexican Jacket Potato with Spicy Mackerel, Mackerel Bruschetta, Lettuce cups filled with fruity Caribbean mackerel,, Cured Mackerel with Japanese Seaweed to Hoisin mackerel pancakes. You will be spoilt for choice and you are bound to find many recipes which will inspire you. Many of the dishes can be prepped in 10 minutes and cooked in 15 minutes.
Lettuce cups filled with fruity Caribbean mackerel