Mackerel tempura

Servings: 4 Cooking time: 45 minutes

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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 pcs
  • Lemon - 1 pc
  • Black pepper and salt - to taste
  • Vegetable oil - 100 ml
  • For the batter:
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  • Mayonnaise - 2 tbsp. l
  • Egg - 1 pc
  • Flour - 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.

    Mackerel wash and gut

    Shelled fish again wash well and cut into small pieces a la carte, a thickness of about 2-3 centimeters.

    Mackerel cut into pieces a la carte

    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.

    From the egg, mayonnaise and cook flour 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.

    Batter for mackerel should be similar to 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.

    Pieces of mackerel dip in batter

    Fry the fish on each side until golden brown - about 2-3 minutes on each side.

    Fry in batter mackerel until tender

    Ready to shift the mackerel in batter on a plate and serve with fresh vegetables and dill and parsley. Bon Appetit!

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