Cookbook:Marinated Mackerel

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(increase all as needed for amount of fish)


  1. Clean & scale fish, place in dish large enough for fish & vinegar.
  2. Mix other ingredients, except vinegar, with salt to taste, & cast over fish.
  3. Pour over sufficient vinegar to cover well.
  4. Place in moderate oven for 40 to 50 minutes.
  5. Lift fish carefully onto serving dish, strain liquor over.
  6. Let cool & serve.


  • from Boscastle W.I. in Cornish Recipes, Ancient & Modern, 22nd Edition, The Cornwall Federation of Women's Institutes 1965.
  • First collected & published by Edith Martin, Tregavethan, Truro, 1929, for The Cornwall F.of W. I.