Mackerel Whole – BOX

Mackerel Whole – BOX

£30.00

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£30.00

Box includes 20 units.

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Weight 10 kg
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Net Weight Drained

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Country Of Origin

Fresh Frozen

Supplier

Gutted

Description

Atlantic Mackerel delivered to your home

The Atlantic mackerel also called Norwegian or Scottish Mackerel. It belongs to the species Scomber scombrus. A pelagic fish very common in Northern Europe. The species is a member of the Scombridae family.  It is an extremely common fish and caught in large quantities. As a result, it is an easily available fish with a reasonable price. Mackerel is one of the most nutritious fish in the world. This oily fish has an extremely high content of omega-3, selenium, niacin and B6, B12 vitamins. Therefore, healthy and nutritious option for family dinners. Furthermore, a strong taste loved by people across the world. Order yourself a delicious Mackerel fish and get it delivered to your home. This fish is frozen at sea from either Scotland or Norway and is of impeccable quality. This product is one of the best sellers in Billingsgate Fish Market.

 

Habitat and Origin

Mackerel is one of the most fished species of fish. It is most commonly found in the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the northern Atlantic Ocean. As a matter of fact, a total catch of over 1 million tonnes caught annually. UK and Norway are the largest suppliers of this healthy fish. It lives in the pelagic zone. Therefore, it normally swims from the surface down to 200m. In the summer, Mackerel Fish swims close to the shore in the north. However, as a migratory fish and it spends winter months towards the south.

 

Cooking Mackerel

A beautiful fish that makes your dish look like art. The Atlantic Mackerel fish has a rich fishy flavour with a notorious oily overpower. The fish paired well with mild round flavours such as cucumber. However, citrus will help alleviate the oiliness. Moreover,  piquant kicks such as chilly and horseradish can balance the strong fish taste. The meat is soft with a rich, flaky, full-bodied flesh. Prepare Atlantic Mackerel by baking, panfrying, broil, grill or smoke. The most common way is to easily pan fry the fillets for a quick and tasty meal. Great British Chefs has an excellent article on how to cook mackerel.

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