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Mackerel marinated in escabeche
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Mackerel marinated in escabeche

How to prepare a Mackerel marinated in escabeche
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Appetizer, First dish
Cuisine: Galician
Keyword: fish
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 252kcal


  • 5 mackerel
  • 8 garlic clove
  • 4 leaves bay
  • olive oil
  • vinegar
  • sweet paprika
  • flour


Fry the mackerels

  • First cut the mackerels in slices
  • Season with salt. Flour the slices.
  • Fry the mackerel slices in olive oil.


  • Warm up 2 glasses of olive oil in a frying pan.
  • Add a tablespoon of sweet Spanish paprika and stir. The oil must be not too hot to avoid burning the paprika.
  • Let the olive oil cool down and add 1 glass of vinegar. Stir.
  • Cut the bay leaves into pieces and fillet the cloves.

Finishing the dish

  • In a clay pot put a layer of pieces of cloves and bay leaves. Next a layer of mackerel slices. Repeat until there are no more ingredients left.
  • Pour the mixture of olive oil, paprika and vinegar into the pot.
  • Let settle, at least, for 12 hours.


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 508mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0.5g | Vitamin A: 2350IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2.3mg