A saucy mackerel recipe for two
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Mackerel is such a versatile fish and so good for you! This recipe is easy to prepare using your sous vide machine or in the oven. I served it with risotto rice flavoured with squid ink and mixed roasted vegetables.
Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: British
Serves: 2
  • 2 mackerel fillets
  • 1 2 cm piece ginger, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons miso
  • 1.5 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp mirin sauce
  • 2 tbsp of tequila
  • 1 tbsp Kikkoman soy sauce
  • 100ml water.
If you are using a saucepan:
  1. Place all ingredients (except fish) in a pan and heat through.
  2. When warm, put mackerel in and simmer for 10 - 15 mins with lid on, basting occasionally. The flesh of the fish will be flaky when done.
If you are using a sous vide machine
  1. Seal the fish in a plastic bag and vacuum seal. Heat your sous vide machine to 60 deg C and cook for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place all the remaining ingredients in a separate pan and cook for 10-15 minutes.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at http://www.edinburghfoody.com/2014/10/28/a-saucy-recipe-for-two/