Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Mackerel is one of the easiest fish for us to catch here in Maine so I am always on the lookout for a new recipe. This is one I want to try soon. The recipe calls for 2 2-lb mackerel, but we usually catch smaller ones. I think just adjusting the baking time would allow for me to use smaller fish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a saucepan over low heat combine all ingredients except for the fish.
  3. Cook over low heat for about 20 minutes.
  4. Remove the bay leaf.
  5. Place fish in a baking dish and pour the sauce over the fish.
  6. Bake for 30-40 minutes.


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Kim you are fortunate to be able to catch mackerel locally. Here on the shores of Lake Ontario that is impossible! I reduced the quantities for two, and the fish were relatively small. I cut down the cooking time as well. You do not indicate what type of vinegar to use. I opted for plain white, and was surprise to find the "sauce" soaked up all the vinegar. When cooked I placed it on top of the fish. It was really a different taste which was what I was looking for. We added baked beans and a small cole-slaw. It was an enjoyable meal. Good luck, and thanks. Bangers n"Mash

Bangers n'Mash October 02, 2007

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