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    Mr Mackerel

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    So to quote Culinary Propaganda: You Will Eat Mackerel


    The first line of argument is about being a responsible consumer of seafood. The global stocks of many species of fish have been considerably degraded over the last century, and some are on brink of total annihilation. Mackerel is not among these. On the North American Atlantic coast, it has long been and continues to be considered a junk fish. Few commercial fishermen seek it out as their primary target. Most are caught as by catch and are used as bait or for fishmeal. A friend originally from the Canadian east coast told me that, when she was growing up, fishermen there would ridicule anyone who wanted to eat mackerel.


    It is my understanding that this fish is DHA crazy. 1 cup 44g of protein, 1.5 g of DHA, are you farting serious? So I would like to eat more, preferably the 1 dollar for giant(at Giant) can kind. Thoughts?

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    Grilled fresh mackerel. Yummy. When we go to Teignmouth in Devon on vacation we take a boat out about half a mile and catch dinner. It does really need to be fresh for taste though. Here in England one can buy tinned mackerel in various sauces.
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    I love mackerel
    We can catch it of the cliffs here in the summer.
    Lovely slapped on the BBQ on its own or with some mustard... (or anything else you feel like trying)
    Its an oily fish so you dont even need to do anything special. just gut & cook
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bobert View Post
    It is my understanding that this fish is DHA crazy. 1 cup 44g of protein, 1.5 g of DHA, are you farting serious? So I would like to eat more, preferably the 1 dollar for giant(at Giant) can kind. Thoughts?
    I'd strongly recommend you verify the origin of the canned mackerel. I've seen canned mackerel labeled as "Product of china" - and having been to China and seen some of the fish farms there - believe me when I say that I'm not too keen on buying farmed fish from China.

    That said, if you can find wild-caught mackerel, it's a cheap, healthy source of good fats/omega 3's.

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    Fresh mackerel = delicious! Very good source of O3 too.

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    Smoked mackerel with a roasted pepper and little gem lettuce salad is heavenly, too.

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    Mackerel sashimi was was one of the worst things I've eaten.

    I'll have to give it a try on the grill
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    Love it! My favourite fish - I don't mind however it is served, sashimi is fine by me.

    My preference is prepared, slashed and under the grill/broiler, flip, squeeze of lemon and a dollop of stewed rhubarb alongside.

    Yup ... Love it! Full of goodness, too.

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    I often buy it by the can, and bought it whole once but really don't like the bones - scary stuff.


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    I much prefer canned mackerel over canned tuna. Plus it's cheaper!

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