Mackerel Parmentier: A tasty fish casserole!

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Revisiting a classic fish dish from my childhood!



Mackerel Parmentier

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Preparation: Just a little bit of patience
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 6
Calories: 392kcal
Daily Value: 22%
Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 1059mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 208IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 3mg

Ingredients

  • 3 Mackerels
  • 5 shallots
  • 1 Bread ( French Baguette)
  • 1 Lime
  • 20 cl Skimmed Milk
  • 20 cl Wine Vinegar
  • Chives
  • Parsley
  • Bay Leaf
  • Pepper
  • 1 Garlic Clove

Instructions

Cook the mackerels

  • In a large frying pan, boil water with one crushed clove of garlic, a peeled shallot, the bay leaf and a branch of parsley;
  • Reduce heat and put the mackerels into the water;
    Poach the mackerels on very low heat for 15 minutes;

Prepare the bread stuffing

  • Cut the bread into small pieces; soak in the milk;
  • Finely chisel the shallots and the herbs;
  • Boil the shallots in the vinegar;
  • Reduce the shallots in the vinegar; stir in the herbs at the very end;
  • Continue to gently boil the vinegar until evaporated;
  • Stir the reduced vinegar with shallots in the soaked bread.;
    Crush with a fork until smooth;
    Season with pepper and a dash of lime juice;

Almost finished!

  • Fillet the mackerels;
    Remove all fishbones, be careful to the very thin ones;
  • Fill a large oven pan with a layer of the mackerel fillets;
    You can use individual casserole as well;
  • Cover the fish fillets with a layer of the bread stuffing;
  • Decorate with slices of lime and bay leaves;
    Pour a generous dash of lime juice;
  • Bake in an oven, at 180°C, for 30/40 minutes until gently browned;
Calories: 392 kcal | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Protein: 47 g | Fat: 18 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 106 mg | Sodium: 213 mg | Potassium: 1059 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 208 IU | Vitamin C: 10 mg | Calcium: 106 mg | Iron: 3 mg

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