Mackerel

Know your product

Scomber scombrus is also called Mackerel, Boston Mackerel or Atlantic Mackerel. It’s a fish living in open seas. It can be found in the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean, and in the Mediterranean Sea. Its streamlined body is blue-green, striped with black lines on the back, and silvery-white on the stomach. It’s a fat fish, mainly eaten grilled. It’s rich in essential fatty acids and in vitamins A and B. Its fat and white flesh releases pleasant flavors, reminiscent of Tuna.

Our range includes whole Mackerels, in fillet or in butterfly fillet, fresh, smoked or deep-frozen:
Norwegian Mackerel
Bigeye Mackerel
Scottish Mackerel
Spanish Mackerel
Atlantic Mackerel.

How to buy

Choose fresh Mackerels that look shiny.

how to keep

Keep fresh Mackerel for up to 2 days in the fridge.

Tips

Avoid adding fat when cooking Mackerels. They release most of their flavors when they are baked, grilled or cooked in stock.

Seasonality

Jan.
no
Fé.
no
Mars
yes
Avr.
yes
Mai
yes
Juin
yes
Jui.
yes
Ao.
yes
Sep.
yes
Oct.
yes
Nov.
no
Dé.
no

Recipe

A delicious recipe from the sea : mackerel, wine, cream, curry, chervil and lemon !!

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