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Quick pickled mackerel: even fish from the freezer will do

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Recipe for pickled mackerel. Source: Pexels

Many people are convinced that to make delicious pickled mackerel, you need to use only fresh fish. But even the one that has already been frozen will do. All the marinade components will make the product juicy and very spicy.

The idea of cooking pickled mackerel was published on the Instagram page of a food blogger with the nickname retsepty_halytskoi_pani.

Quick pickled mackerel: even fish from the freezer will do

Ingredients:

  • frozen mackerel - 1 pc.
  • onion - 2 pcs.
  • oil - 2 tbsp.
Mackerel for pickling

Ingredients for the marinade:

  • water - 300 g
  • a few peppercorns (a mixture of peppers),
  • bay leaves - 2 pcs.
  • salt - 1 tbsp
  • sugar - 1 tbsp
  • vinegar - 50 g
Onions for pickling

Method of preparation:

1. Defrost the mackerel, cut into slices, and chop the onion into slices separately.

2. Put the fish and onions in layers in a bowl (not aluminum).

Spices for pickling

3. Add 2 tbsp of oil.

4. Boil the marinade, pour it over the mackerel, and simmer for 5 minutes.

Quick pickled mackerel: even fish from the freezer will do

5. Store in a glass jar with a lid in the refrigerator.

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