Preserves and can even increase the nutritional value. It is actually like eating a different type of food altogether. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle (optionally) with a little extra virgin olive oil. , I have never had that happen anytime that I have purchased Mackerel. Smoked, fresh and canned, but I have never had fresh mackerel.Now I have to find fresh mackerel. Half the bread roll and toast the opened sides to golden. Serve with either ketchup or a mayonnaise type sauce. I add the whole can of mackerel and juice, egg, cornmeal and a little water and mix with a wooden or plastic spoon. Particularly with larger fillets, it is worth taking a moment or two to run your hand over each fillet, against the grain, to locate these bones and remove them with a pair of tweezers. Try this one, my family has it a lot, it's easy simple and really good nutritionally: Then this is the best part. Add your voice! Thank for giving so much ways to prepare Mackerel! Mix with a little mashed potato , finely diced tomato and spring onions, an egg,a little chilli powder, salt and pepper and then double coat in homemade breadcrumbs. Meow-ilicous!! . He loves coming up with new and tasty culinary creations. Although it is possible to heat smoked mackerel, or technically even to cook it in very delicate ways, it is most definitely bought ready to eat and best served this way. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Remove the fillet and lay to one side. Make the batter for the mackerel patties like you do your cornbread, but thick like a biscuit mix. For breakfast and I do believe its kept my skin young looking, I'm 52 years old, and not a wrinkle, concerning my life style. You may not need the full 2 ounces (half a stick) but it is better to have too much than not enough. Poached mackerel is flaked before being added to warm bruschetta and served with a simple salsa, Mackerel is coated in red pesto sauce before being baked and served on a simple salad bed, Removing the fins and scoring the mackerel, How to Fillet Mackerel and Recipes for Mackerel Fillets. Remove the mackerel fillets to a plate, add your accompaniments or garnish and serve immediately. How to make a tasty canned mackerel sandwich! This is an incredibly quick and easy recipe for mackerel fillets, featured merely to illustrate how little cooking and preparation time is required before they are ready to eat. Put the oil in to a non-stick frying pan and bring it up to a medium to high heat. (06/18/2008), At my house we just pop the top, drain some excess oil, and put the can directly on a burner to cook the mackerel until it's soft and done. Can you eat mackerel in brine straight out of the can? I found dried parsley added to the mix killed the extra fishy taste. It contains more protein per pound than round steak. I usually eat all canned fish straight out of the tin. Maybe you are a student, and this tin was bought for you by a charitable relative, or maybe it was on special offer. Lay the mackerel on a chopping board and make three diagonal slits on each side with a sharp knife. These are really great, I love to make fried mackerel and then add some lemon juice on it. Delish! . Serve with fresh veggies and a strong beer. Do be sure to remove and discard the fins. You bought it because it was cheap and it  might be useful some day, or maybe because it says on the front that it’s high in Omega 3 and you know you should eat more oily fish. Season very well with salt. Squeeze a little fresh lemon on after cooking and you're good to go. I'm a Save-A-Lot shopper and this is one of our favorite suppers. Croquettes with Mackerel Instead of Salmon? The answer to your question is - yes - you can safely eat mackerel in brine straight out of the can. But am dying to try out some of your recipes. Wash the mackerel under a gentle stream of cold water and it is ready to be cooked. You have a can of mackerel. Pat into baking dish (don't grease beforehand) and bake 350 F for 30 minutes to 40 minutes. Lip-smackingly good! Doubtless he will prepare it for cooking for you. How timely. Still have questions? What's for dinner? Lay on a serving plate with the salad. Same with pickle relish dash salt three dashes of sugar and two to four eggs if this recipe will be doubled this alsoso good with lettuce leaves or salad an great on a hot day served with chips in tortillas the thoughts cause it delish or so outgoing try it let me know good right make sure u have enough mayo. Thank you for taking the time to read through this page. I found that I could substitute it for salmon in lots of recipes such as salmon loaf and salmon patties. These are archives of older discussions. I had to pick them out, What was the brand name of that mackerel ? I don't like fish very much, but some of these recipes would be worth trying. Heat until the water only just begins to simmer, turn off the heat, cover and leave for a couple of hours to cool. The slits should go right to the bone in each instance. canned salmon1/4 cup onion,or more, finely chopped1/4 cup cornmeal1/4 cup flour1 egg3 Tbsp. great work....very yummmmm have to try this. . Everyone prefers fresh fish but it’s not available to everyone. Don't think I could eat them that way .my dad bless him used to eat his 0n toast . Thank you for the very clear recipes. Empty this mixture in mixing bowl. I would strongly urge you to try mackerel other ways as it truly is a delicious eating fish. Add to mixing bowl. should i baste the turkey every 30-45 minutes when i cover the breast with foil cooking it at 350 degrees in the oven? My freezer is jammed full. Thinking about it I have not had mackerel since my student years, and then I loved it grilled:) I think it would be good to get some soon! They use lime juice on the salad for a salad dressing. Hope you enjoy what you try. Put the lid on the pot and leave it alone for a couple of hours. Drain one can of mackerel an toss in blender/FP, bones and all. The mackerel will cook to perfection in the cooling water, leaving them juicy, succulent and tender. Would eggs with a use by date of 4th November, 2020 still be edible? I have never done anything apart from taken them from the can; I eat mine cold too with salad or baked sweet potato. If not, however, you will have to find a way of ensuring the mackerel you do buy is as fresh as possible. Angel Blessed! So many yummy looking and sounding mackerel recipes - delish! SheilaMilne from Kent, UK on May 10, 2012: We live beside the sea where mackerel is readily available and very inexpensive. It is packed full of Omega-3 fatty acids and other valuable nutrients, it is a fairly inexpensive fish to buy in relation to other popular edible species and the number of tasty ways in which you can cook it up and serve it is staggering. This is surely about as simple a lunch as it gets, with absolutely no cooking and virtually no preparation required. The water should be as salty as the sea. Mackerel Is Cheap, Nutritious and Delicious! The mackerel is already cooked during the canning process, but you can lightly sauté it in a pan or heat it up on a medium microwave power, like 4 or 5 (otherwise you will scorch it on anything higher). Pacific Mackerel is a much tastier fish than Jack Mackerel but both are high in Omega 3 and low in mercury. Delicious! Being that my new husband and I both liked salmon croquettes, but couldn't afford salmon at the time. They are then ready to eat. Thanks for sharing. Shake gently to combine. Place the top on the roll, serve and enjoy. This is very similar to bluefish chowder. (06/18/2008), I use it with the pasta they gave me. However, tins of flavoured mackerel, or mackerel in sauce, can … Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 3/4 inch thick. @GregoryMoore: My gosh, we're trying to figure out how to cook OUR limit of Mackerel caught in Destin, probably the same time you were! Here are a couple of salmon recipes, that you could replace with mackerel. Form the croquettes and lightly brown them in a little bit of oil.