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 apple mayonnaise

    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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