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  • Mackerel Run Down


    Mackerel Run Down - Ingredients 2lb salted mackerel
    1 tin of coconut milk (or make your own fresh)
    1 cup water
    1 onion
    3 scallion
    2 tomatoes
    A few sprigs of thyme (about 4 or 5)
    3 garlic cloves
    vinegar, black pepper and salt to taste (generally about 1 or 2 teaspoons of each)


    Mackerel Run Down - Soaking the salt out of the mackerel Soak mackerel in water overnight, changing water regularly

    Mackerel Run Down - Boiling the mackerel Boil the mackerel for 15 minutes then allow to cool

    Mackerel Run Down - Removing mackerel heads and bones Remove the mackerel heads (optional) and bones then cut the fish in to small pieces

    Mackerel Run Down - Chopping vegetables Chop the onion, scallion, tomato and garlic

    Mackerel Run Down - Heating the coconut milk and water Combine the coconut milk and water in a saucepan, bring to the boil then turn the heat down to simmer.

    Mackerel Run Down - Adding mackerel Add mackerel then simmer for 15 minutes

    Mackerel Run Down - Adding vegetables Add onion, scallion, tomato, garlic and thyme, cook for 10 minutes more.
    If sauce is still watery, mix 1 tablespoon of flour in 1/4 cup of water and stir in to the mixture.


    Mackerel Run Down - Serving Serve with boiled green bananas and dumplings