Whole Spanish Mackerel
Approximately 20lbs of 2-4lb Fish
Eastern United States
Spanish Mackerel (aka Sierra, Spaniard, Sawara) has dark, firm meat and a full bodied flavor. It is caught using gillnets, a low habitat-impact method in its fishery, and the annual harvest is tightly controlled to prevent overfishing.
Store Spanish mackerels in the coldest part of your refrigerator. For long term storage they can be frozen.
Up to five days fresh, several months frozen.
RECIPES & TIPS
These fish arrive whole & will need to be scaled & gutted prior to cooking.
Mackerel can be grilled, broiled, smoked, poached, roasted or added to soups. For firmer flesh, marinate it in acid (citrus juice or vinegar) before cooking.