Broiled Salt Mackerel - I

Soak the fish over night in cold water. In the morning drain, cover with boiling water, and let stand for an hour. Rinse in cold water, wipe dry, and soak for twenty minutes in oil and vinegar or lemon-juice. Broil and serve with melted butter, lemon-juice, and minced parsley.

Broiled Salt Mackerel - II

Prepare the fish according to directions given in the preceding recipe. Take the fish from the hot water and cover for five minutes with cold water. Wipe dry, soak in olive-oil and lemon-juice for half an hour, drain, broil, and serve with Tartar Sauce.

Broiled Salt Mackerel - III

Soak over night, drain, wipe, rub with butter, and broil. Pour over it a sauce made of a tablespoonful of butter, a teaspoonful of lemon-juice or vinegar, a tablespoonful of hot water, a pinch of pepper, and a chopped cucumber pickle. Bring to the boil and pour over the fish.

Broiled Salt Mackerel With Cream

Soak over night in cold water, drain, wipe dry, rub with oil, and broil. Serve on a hot platter and pour over half a cupful of hot cream. Sprinkle with minced parsley.

Broiled Mackerel With Tarragon Sauce

Soak the cleaned fish for an hour in olive-oil, and broil. Serve with melted butter seasoned with pepper, salt, and tarragon vinegar.

Boiled Mackerel - I

Boil in water or stock to cover, seasoning with onion, sweet herbs, pepper, salt, cloves, and vinegar. Strain the liquor, thicken it with butter and flour blended together, and add to it minced parsley and hard-boiled eggs, chopped fine. Pour over the fish and serve.

Boiled Mackerel - II

Boil in salted water until done and drain. Serve with Egg Sauce.

Boiled Mackerel-III

Boil a fresh mackerel in salted and acidulated water. Drain, and serve with a Cream Sauce.

Boiled Mackerel - IV

Clean a fresh mackerel and split it down the back. Put it in a dripping-pan and pour over it two cupfuls of boiling water, two tablespoonfuls each of vinegar and lemon-juice, and a teaspoonful of salt. Add a sliced onion and boil for three quarters of an hour. Take up the fish, strain the liquid, add a teaspoonful of capers, bring to the boil, and pour over the fish.

Boiled Mackerel With Gooseberry Sauce

Boil the mackerel in salted and acidulated water. Boil two cupfuls of gooseberries in water to cover until soft. Drain, rub through a sieve, and mix with an equal quantity of the fish broth, thickened with butter and flour. Add two tablespoonfuls of melted butter.

Boiled Mackerel A La Persillade

Boil the fish according to directions given in the preceding recipe. Beat together with an egg-beater half a cupful of olive-oil, the juice of two lemons, two tablespoonfuls of minced parsley, one tablespoonful of mustard, and a little tarragon vinegar. Pour over the fish and serve.

Fresh Boiled Mackerel

Clean the mackerel, sprinkle with vinegar, wrap in a floured cloth and baste closely. Boil for three-quarters of an hour in salted water, drain, and take off the cloth. Strain a cupful of the water in which the fish was boiled, and bring to the boil with a tablespoonful of walnut catsup, a teaspoonful of anchovy paste, and the juice of half a lemon. Thicken with butter and browned flour.