Mackerel is very often appears on our tables,however, in most cases in the form of salted or smoked. very fatty and delicious meat of this fish, it contains large amounts of vitamin B12 and other beneficial trace elements. Despite the fact that this fish is not expensive and is almost always present in our stores very little hostesses preparing its own, preferring to buy ready-made.
Unlike other species of fish, mackerel hasvery bright kind of taste and aroma, which is why many mistresses are not addressed her toast. In fact, if you prepare the right marinade, the mackerel will turn out very tasty and juicy, and the peculiar smell will disappear. Recipe for mackerel in batter - the easiest way to prepare this wonderful fish.
Ingredients for "Mackerel in batter":
Mackerel - 2 pcsLemon - 1 pcBlack pepper and salt - to tasteVegetable oil - 100 mlFor the batter:>Mayonnaise - 2 tbsp. lEgg - 1 pcFlour - about 1 tbsp. l
Recipe "Mackerel in batter":
How to cook mackerel in batter
Before you cook mackerel in batter,it should be about one hour to marinate in lemon juice or dry white wine. Thereafter it will be possible to proceed to its roasting. The fish should be well washed, cut off her head and gut.
Shelled fish again wash well and cut into small pieces a la carte, a thickness of about 2-3 centimeters.
Put the pieces of mackerel in a deep bowl, sprinkle it with fragrant pepper and pour the fresh lemon juice. If you have at hand a dry white wine, lemon juice can be replaced with wine.
Keep the fish in a cool place for about one hour, after which the need to prepare the batter.
Egg, mayonnaise and a bit of flour mix welland add salt and a little pepper - to taste. To mackerel fried in batter turned out tender and juicy, try to cook is not very thick batter, but also not very liquid. The most suitable for the batter consistency - it should be like a thick cream.
In a frying pan, pour vegetable oil and cook it over medium heat.
Each piece of marinated mackerel dipped in batter and immediately spread into the hot oil.
Fry the fish on each side until golden brown - about 2-3 minutes on each side.
Ready to shift the mackerel in batter on a plate and serve with fresh vegetables and dill and parsley. Bon Appetit!