Soused Mackerel Recipe

20 minutes


Soused mackerel

  • 4 mackerel fillets
  • 350ml of white wine vinegar
  • 50g of sugar
  • 1 tbsp of salt
  • 1/4 red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp of coriander seeds
  • 1/2 unwaxed lemon, zested (if removing in strips instead of using a zested, make sure you remove any white pith)

To serve

  • crème fraîche
  • Peter's Yard original crispbreads


To begin, place all of the ingredients (apart from the mackerel fillets) in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely
Arrange the mackerel fillets in a shallow dish and pour the cooled liquid over the top. Refrigerate for 24 hours
Serve the fillets sliced with crème fraîche and crispbreads