Mackerel with Asparagus & Apple Mayonnaise

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

Mackerel and asparagus ingredients

MACKEREL & ASPARAGUS RECIPE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

Marinate the mackerel

Wash the fish, clean the belly. Cut fish into fillets.
Put the fish on thyme sprigs in a glass or ceramic form, sprinkle with a mixture of peppers.

Squeeze the juice from the lemon. Pour olive oil into a bowl, add lemon juice, salt, whisk.
Pour the marinade over the fish. Cover with a cling wrap. Put in the fridge for 2 hours.

Cooking the apple mayonnaise

Remove the apple cores. Put a piece of butter inside.
Bake in the oven until soft.

Put the pulp of apples in a blender, salt, and beat. Begin to beat, adding a thin stream of vegetable oil. Cool the mayonnaise.

Cooking asparagus

Peel the asparagus. Cut the bottom part of the asparagus stems (about 2 cm, as it is usually non-edible). Chop the asparagus stems diagonally.

Heat the butter in a small saucepan. Add chopped asparagus, stew for 2-3 minutes over medium heat.

Add tops, simmer 2 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of water or vegetable broth. Stew 3 minutes on low heat.

Cooking mackerel

Pour 3 tbsp of olive oil to the pan. Put the mackerel fillet skin down, press down with a spatula.

Turn on the fire, fry over medium heat until golden brown, salt, and pepper. Flip and turn off the flame. Leave in the pan for 1 minute.

Put apple mayonnaise on a plate, put asparagus on top. Top with mackerel fillets.

Fried mackerel with eggless apple mayonnaise and stewed asparagus
    Fried mackerel with eggless apple mayonnaise and stewed asparagus

    Fried Mackerel with Asparagus

    Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Marinate the mackerel Wash the fish, clean the belly. Cut fish into fillets. Put the fish on thyme sprigs in a glass or ceramic form, sprinkle with a mixture of peppers. Squeeze the juice from the lemon. Pour olive oil into a bowl, add lemon juice, salt, whisk. Pour the marinade over the fish. Cover with a cling wrap. Put in the fridge for 2 hours.
  2. Cooking the apple mayonnaise Remove the apple cores. Put a piece of butter inside. Bake in the oven until soft. 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 Peel the asparagus. Chop the asparagus stems diagonally. Heat the butter in a small saucepan. Add chopped asparagus, stew for 2-3 minutes over medium heat. Add tops, simmer 2 minutes. Add 1/2 cup of water or vegetable broth. Stew 3 minutes on low heat.
  4. Cooking mackerel Pour 3 tbsp of olive oil to the pan. Put the mackerel fillet skin down, press down with a spatula. Turn on the fire, fry over medium heat until golden brown, salt, and pepper. Flip and turn off the flame. Leave in the pan for 1 minute. Put apple mayonnaise on a plate, put asparagus on top. Top with mackerel fillets.
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