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Mackerel with Gooseberry Sauce

Ingredients
For the gooseberry sauce
  Gooseberries 8 Ounce
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Court-bouillon 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small
  Water 3⁄4 Pint
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Pint
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Castor sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Black peppercorns 12
  Prepared mackerel 4
Directions

MAKING
1) Wash the gooseberries. In a pan of water, add in the gooseberries and allow it to boil. Cover the pan and cook on simmer till the berries soften.
2) Take the berries off the heat. Beat to a puree along with lemon rind, sugar and a pat of butter.
3) Into a saucepan with water, add in the peeled onion, wine, salt, sugar and crushed peppercorns.
4) Add in washed mackarel into the pan. Let it boil then simmer for 10 minutes or till the fish becomes tender.
5) Heat the gooseberry sauce again and transfer into a warm sauce boat.
6) Without breaking their skin, drain the mackerel.

SERVING
7) Place the fish on a warm serving plate.
8) Serve with the gooseberry sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Mackerel
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 550 Calories from Fat 283

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48.4%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 157.5 mg52.5%

Sodium 7421.4 mg309.2%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.1%

Sugars 5.8 g

Protein 42 g84.6%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C 17.2%

Calcium 4% Iron 21.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mackerel With Gooseberry Sauce Recipe