All lovers of fish are very well aware of mackerel. This fish has a very juicy and tender meat, and the lack of a large number of bones makes her cooking the most simple and fast enough. The pleasant aroma of mackerel can not be confused, so the dishes prepared from this fish is always easily recognized and are very popular among all seafood lovers.
The recipe for braised mackerel - one optionpreparation of tender and succulent fish with potatoes. Soft stewed potatoes with the aroma of mackerel can be fed not only to a family dinner, but also on the festive table.
Ingredients for "mackerel stew with potatoes":
Mackerel - 1-2 piecesPotatoes kg -1Onions - 1 piece or 1 bunchVegetable oil - 50 grPepper - 2-3 pcBay leaf - 1-2 pcCarrots - 1 pc
Recipe "mackerel stew with potatoes":
The recipe for braised mackerel
Frozen mackerel - inexpensive and can beto buy in any store, so the preparation of this dish will not be too troublesome for you. Frozen mackerel does not lose its appearance or flavor, so you can not worry about it. The main condition - the right to defrost the fish, do not do it in the air, the fish should be defrosted in the refrigerator. Just Put it in the freezer compartment on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator and a few hours it is already possible to cook.
Mackerel stew with potatoes cooked very quickly - as soon as the potatoes are tender and the fish, the dish can bring to the table.
Defrosted fish need clean - cut off the head and remove the innards. Prepared fish wash well and cut into pieces a la carte.
Onions cut into rings, if you use green onion, simply cut into small pieces.
Carrots can be cut rings or grate.
In a convenient dish - pan or saucepanshift the layers of vegetables - onions and carrots, potatoes and fish. Cover with a lid and simmer on low heat. Mackerel with potatoes being prepared simultaneously, so as fish or potatoes are ready, you can safely remove the pan from the heat.
Since fish is quite fatty and juicy, theenough to pour a glass of water, so the fish will stew in their own juice. When the fish starts to boil, you can add a little salt and peppercorns.
Continue to simmer for about 20 to simmerminutes. If the juice is not enough, you can add a little more water. Potatoes with mackerel will be even tastier if at the end of cooking to add one or two bay leaves.
Cooked mackerel with potatoes and vegetables ready to be served. It will be very good sprinkle with fresh herbs and add a spoonful of sour cream or mayonnaise. Bon Appetit!