Fried mackerel with low-calorie apple eggless mayonnaise and stewed asparagus. Yes, mayonnaise can be low fat and dietary! Juicy fish fillet, asparagus stewed in broth and flavoured apple mayonnaise – a healthy recipe for Mediterranean cuisine.

Mackerel and asparagus ingredients


Ingredients (2 servings)

  • 700 g Fresh Mackerel
  • 1 Small Lemon
  • Pepper Mix
  • 50 ml of Olive Oil
  • 2 Sprigs of Thyme
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 300 g Asparagus
  • 40 g Butter
  • 2 Apples (~ 500 g)
  • 100 ml of Vegetable Oil
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper

1. Marinate mackerel

  1. Wash the fish, clean the belly. Cut fish into fillets.
  2. Put the fish on thyme sprigs in a glass or ceramic form, sprinkle with a mixture of peppers.
  3. Squeeze the juice from the lemon. Pour olive oil into a bowl, add lemon juice, salt, whisk.
  4. Pour the marinade over the fish. Cover with a cling wrap. Put in the fridge for 2 hours.

2. Cooking apple mayonnaise

  1. Remove the apple cores. Put a piece of butter inside.
  2. Bake in the oven until soft.
  3. Put the pulp of apples in a blender, salt and beat. Begin to beat, adding a thin stream of vegetable oil. Cool the mayonnaise.

3. Cooking asparagus

  1. Peel the asparagus. Cut the bottom of the asparagus (about 2 cm, as it is usually very hard). Chop the asparagus stems diagonally.
  2. Heat the butter in a small saucepan. Add chopped asparagus, stew for 2-3 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Add tops, simmer 2 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of water or vegetable broth. Stew 3 minutes on low heat.

4. Cooking mackerel

  1. Pour 3 tbsp. olive oil to the pan. Put the mackerel fillet skin down, press down with a spatula.
  2. Turn on the fire, fry over medium heat until golden brown, salt and pepper. Flip and turn off the fire. Leave in the pan for 1 minute.
  3. Put apple mayonnaise on a plate, put asparagus on top. Top with mackerel fillets.
Fried fish mackerel with asparagus