Mackerel boiled with tomatoes

Servings: 3 Cooking time: 45 minutes

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If you're looking for the recipe of this dishRussian cuisine - can not find. The recipe for boiled mackerel appeared in my kitchen. For several years he improved, but did not become well-established in some dish because the kitchen is in the works, every time a new work sounds in new ways. But most likely - this recipe belongs to Japanese cuisine.

Trial and error was picked up by the variety of fish. Not every fish is suitable because of its properties. It mackerel has been accepted by all who dine repeatedly. There were options with other fish, but she did not go to "the people." In mackerel excellent taste, firm texture, a small amount of bone.

Ingredients for "boiled mackerel with tomatoes":

  • Mackerel - 1 pc .;
  • Tomatoes - 2-3 pcs .;
  • Carrots - 1 pc .;
  • Garlic - 1 clove;
  • Pepper - to taste;
  • Onions - 2 pcs.
  • Recipe "boiled mackerel with tomatoes":

    Cooking boiled mackerel with tomatoes:

    The fish should be chosen more or less fresh, althoughfrozen state it is difficult to determine, but I choose the color. Fresh fish has a silver color, normal fishy odor. This small fish is shown in the photo below.

    We select for cooking mackerel

    Mackerel can be any size. For this dish, it will still be cut into large pieces. But first, cut off the head, fins are removed and disposed inside.

    Will remove superfluous from the inner surfaceof the film, under which it is often a lot of bloody fluid. It can adversely affect the taste and color of food. Then these pieces must be thoroughly flushed, so that the water was clean.

    Mackerel and clean mode to pieces

    Thus prepared fish, and is waiting for hisfate. Now pick up the dishes for cooking. We proceed from the fact that there is. To prepare boiled mackerel does not scare you away unnecessary complexity - we will do everything in basic terms.

    Take the most common dipper with a lid. Fold back the fish, fill with water so that the fish was a little over a layer of water. We put on the fire, add salt and wait for boiling water.

    Put the mackerel on fire

    Our mackerel begins to boil. Most likely, you will see foam, scum necessarily remove. Bates fire to the minimum at which the boiling process will be very small.

    Prepare vegetables and spices. A couple of small onions cut into half rings. Carrot take the one that is near at hand - grated (from winter stocks), cut into strips, etc. A large clove of garlic into small pieces mode. A couple of sheets of bay leaf, 5-6 peas allspice. All are laying on top of the fish.

    Once our fish with spices Prokip minutes10-15, tasting. I add tomato juice, which was initially salted, and therefore align the taste for salt after the addition of tomato sauce or juice. Of course, in the summer, you can add fresh overripe tomatoes. A matter of taste. If the tomatoes are too superoxide dish - add the sugar. This is also a matter of taste, but believe me - a tablespoon of sugar will not hurt.

    Adding to the mackerel tomatoes, peppers, carrots

    Thus, fish boils 15-20 minutes. Boil very gentle, under a closed lid. What is left to us to do more? Add the greens. This option is also not critical. Add the fact that you like. There dill? - Absolutely! There parsley? - Put! Within reasonable limits! The minimum version - dill.

    Add the dill for fish

    Here in this mode prokipela fish 30-35 minutes. Turn off. Now we have to endure 20 minutes, even if you do not want to do! Hot fish dipper is separate, and everything else - separately. To it all came together - it is necessary to wait. On cooking mackerel leaves a total of no more than 35-40 minutes.

    Serve boiled mackerel to the table

    From one carcass you get 2-3 servings. What to submit? If you will be able to sustain the dizzying aroma of this dish - it takes that is! And if not - eat well. Just do not forget about the bones.

    You may also enjoy our soup recipe of salmon, which has a very delicate flavor and will be the main dish on the dining table.

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