Special Mackerel Tomato Sauce Recipe

Mackerel tomato sauce is a nice product to be cooked into various healthy recipes. If you like to experiment with many recipes using mackerel fish then this is the right place to start your cooking time because we are here to give you several delicious recipes using mackerel in tomato sauce as the main ingredient! The recipe is very simple and easy to be done; you can use canned mackerel instead of fresh or frozen mackerel if you do not have much time to prepare the mackerel fish, but in this recipe we recommended you to use fresh or frozen mackerel instead.

We know that mackerel fish has oily texture and sometime people overlooked the fish due to the smell and texture, however using mackerel and cooked it into various dishes really worth to try!
Pan fried mackerel tomato sauce recipes, very quick and easy
The bold flavor of mackerel is the main point in this recipe and matched perfectly with spicy tomato sauce makes the dish even more delicious. But if you do not like the bold taste then you can depend on the herbs and marinade seasonings to help milder the taste. Before you start cooking pan fried mackerel tomato sauce recipe, you should prepare all these ingredients before such as:
-          Fresh or frozen mackerel already cleaned
-          For marinade seasonings:
·         1/4 cup fresh parsley(finely chopped)
·         Zest and 1 lemon of juice
·         1/4 cup of fresh mint(chopped)
·         1/2 tsp of ground coriander
·         1/4 cup of fresh cilantro (chopped)
·         1/2 tsp of ground cumin
·         2 tbsp olive oil
·         4 garlic cloves (thinly sliced)
-          For tomato sauce:
·         4 tomatoes (chopped)
·         3 garlic cloves
·         1 serrano/ jalapeno pepper (chopped)
·         1 small shallot (chopped)
·         1 tsp of cumin
·         1 tsp of paprika
·         1/8 tsp of cinnamon
·         2 tbsp of tomato paste
·         1 tbsp of chopped cilantro
·         1/4 cup of water
·         1 tsp of coriander
·         4 tbsp of olive oil (split)
1.      The fish can be cooked with the guts, head and bones still attached. However, for mackerel fish, it will taste better by cleaning the guts and removing the head plus bones. You can clean the mackerel on your own or if you cannot then ask the fishmonger to clean them all for you. Make sure to tell the fishmonger if you want the fish head still on.
2.      To make mackerel tomato sauce easy recipe, first you should mix together all the marinade ingredients.
3.      After that cover the mackerel evenly using marinade mixture and let them stay for half an hour.
4.      When you wait the marinate process, you can prepare to make tomato sauce. Blend the cinnamon, shallot, paprika, coriander, garlic, hot pepper, cumin, 2 tbsp of olive oil, and cilantro into a paste using food processor.
5.      Heat the remaining olive oil in the skillet with medium heat. Add spice paste and stir for few minutes and then add the tomato paste. Stir constantly for half an hour before you pour the water.
6.      Mix by stir the paste and then add tomatoes. Bring them to simmer for ten minutes and add salt for flavor.
7.      While you waiting for the tomato sauce to simmer, remove the marinade seasoning from the mackerel fish and then using paper towel to pat dry the fish. Give light salt.
8.      Pour and heat olive or coconut oil on the frying pan with medium heat and fry the mackerel fish about 2 to 3 minutes per side, you need to be careful when flip the fish.
9.      Cook the mackerel until the flesh looks crispy and the skin peels off. After you are done, remove the fish from the pan and transfer the mackerel to the plates.
10.  Serve the mackerel by pour the tomato sauce on top of the fish and add fresh herbs as the garnish. Mackerel tomato sauce dish is ready to be eaten.
How is it? The recipe is very simple and quick right? If there is good fresh or frozen fish at your local seafood market then you can use canned sardine to make this mackerel tomato sauce easy recipe.

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