Although certain species of fish have been sources of food for hundreds of years, customers continue to discover seafood delights when they’re searching to spice up their meal routines or choose healthier alternatives to red meats. Mackerel is one such fish that you can turn into a delicious meal any day or for a special occasion. This pelagic fish family is comprised of more than 30 different species that can be found in temperate and tropical waters throughout the world. If you are intrigued, our salted mackerel fillets are just the thing you’re looking for. Each order of our SeaStar pickled mackerel contains three 12-ounce fillets with loads of flavor in every bite.
Freshness is key when it comes to choosing any type of fish, and our salted mackerel fillets are the freshest around. Mackerel is naturally high in oil and serves as an essential source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are influential to brain function, reducing inflammation, and lowering the risk of chronic diseases. They are also packed with protein and boast plenty of vitamins and minerals, including selenium, iron, calcium, potassium, and other essential nutrients. When you want a tasty dinner but you don’t want to waste money at a restaurant, just prepare one or all our deliciously salted mackerel fillets in the comfort of your own home.
Country of Origin: Canada
Scandinavian Pickled Mackerel
Yield: 3 servings
Total Time: 24+ hours (pickling)
- 3 red onions
- 1 ½ cup vinegar
- 1 dash of salt (to taste)
- 20 peppercorns
- 2 bay leaves
- 3 mackerel fillets
- 1 bunch dill, chopped
- Peel the onions and slice them into rings.
- In a medium pot, boil the vinegar, salt, peppercorns, and bay leaves.
- Set aside to cool.
- Wash, clean, fillet, and halve the mackerels. Cut each fillet in half again.
- Dry them thoroughly.
- Put the fillets into a glass pot.
- Cover them with onion rings.
- Spread marinade on top.
- Let stand in refrigerator for at least 24 hours.