How to cook braised mackerel
Before you cook braised mackerel, itit will be necessary to defrost and fry. To do this, take a medium-sized fish and thaw it in the fridge - do not defrost fish in the air, she quickly winded.
Thawed mackerel should be gut -cut off the head and the abdomen well cleaned. After cleaning, it should be well washed in running water and cut into pieces a la carte. Fold the pieces of fish in a bowl, lightly salt and pepper, mix well and leave for a few minutes.
Potato peel, wash andchop fine cubes - no thicker than 0.5 centimeters. We reserve the potatoes in cold water for 10 minutes to got out all the excess starch and it is not darkened, until the fish is prepared.
Baked mackerel will be more tender and juicy,if it is fried in vegetable oil, so the pan, pour a small amount of vegetable oil and lightly fry the fish pieces on all sides.
Put the fish in a separate large skillet -best taken with a thick bottom and high sides, and fry all the vegetables in order. It is important not to pour vegetable oil in which the fried fish - this will give the finished dish a bright aroma and taste of mackerel.
Carrots cut into thin rings and fry gently until soft pinkish brown.
We shift the carrots on top of fish.
Green onions can not fry, it is sufficient and sprinkle with finely chopped mackerel with carrots.
Ripe tomatoes cut into slices or cubes - about 2x2 cm and fry in a well-heated oil.
Before frying, do not remove with tomatoesthe skin, or in a pan, they will turn into a puree. Fried tomatoes are passed on to a separate flat plate, where they already can gently remove the skin. Then pass them with fish and vegetables. The pan fish can be put on medium heat and cover.
Potatoes need to boil in salted water- Fill it with boiling water and cook until almost cooked. During this time, mackerel braised in oil has become softer and can be added to a glass of water and sour cream.
We shift gently boiled potatoes in a frying pan for fish, add fresh herbs and simmer for about 5 minutes over low heat.
You can cook the potatoes together with the fish, but then need to add the roasted tomatoes at the end of cooking, because due to the acid potatoes may remain solid.
Mackerel braised in a pan with vegetables preparesabout half an hour, so you still have time to cook something delicious for dessert. Serve a delicious fish to the table with fresh herbs. Bon Appetit!