How much to cook mackerel fish?

Mackerel is boiled for 7 – 10 minutes. Boil the whole mackerel for 25 minutes.
In a slow cooker, cook mackerel for 25 minutes in the “Steaming” mode.

How to cook mackerel

You will need – mackerel, water, salt, lemon, herbs and spices to taste

1. Mackerel, if it is frozen, defrost.
2. Gut and wash the fish, cut off the tail and head, cut the fish into 4-5 portions.
3. Mix a liter of water with a tablespoon of salt, add a couple of bay leaves and fresh dill, put the pan on the fire.
4. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice from both halves into the pan, add the lemon peel to the pan too.

5. When the water boils, put the pieces of fish in a saucepan, cook for 7 minutes.

How to cook delicious mackerel

Mackerel can be cooked by boiling it in a baking bag – the taste will be similar to the taste of baked mackerel, and the texture will remain very tender.

Products for cooking
Mackerel – 1 fish weighing half a kilo
Carrots – 1 piece
Gelatin – 1 tablespoon Pork
fat – 6 slices
Chicken eggs – 2 pieces
Quail eggs
Salt and pepper – to taste

How to cook mackerel in a bag
Rinse mackerel, cut off the head and tail, cut along the belly, gut, remove the spine with bones and wash it again – inside and out. Peel and grate the carrots on a coarse grater. Grate the fish with salt and pepper, sprinkle with gelatin, put chopped lard instead of the spine, put grated carrots inside.
Boil chicken eggs, cut each into 4 parts. Put inside the mackerel.
Fasten the mackerel with toothpicks or tie it with a thread, put it in a baking bag, which is tightly tied at the end.
Boil 1 liter of water, put a bag of mackerel and cook the fish for 12 minutes.
Then cool the fish under pressure (for example, under a pot of water), cool, put in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
Serve boiled mackerel in a bag, cut across into portioned pieces.

Tasty Facts

It is better to buy whole mackerel for cooking – it is easy to clean it, even frozen, but whole fish will make more appetizing-looking dishes.

Calorie boiled mackerel 210 kcal / 100 grams.

How to smoke mackerel

Mackerel — 1 pc.
Onion peel – from 2 onions.
Salt – 3 tablespoons.
Black tea leaf – 2 tablespoons.
Sugar – 2 tablespoons.

Recipe for smoked mackerel Defrost mackerel, gut it and rinse thoroughly. Rinse onion skins under cold water. Add onion skins to a saucepan with 1 liter of water and cook for 10 minutes. Add tea, salt, sugar, stir, strain.

Pour the mackerel brine into a bowl, put the fish, cool and put under pressure in the refrigerator for 3 days. Then dry the fish, grease with vegetable oil and then store in the refrigerator. When serving, cut into portions.