Pan-cooked horse mackerel
Trattoria La Guinguette da Slim

Type of recipe: Main courses


 

Ingredients:

Quantities for 4 people:

  • 4 horse mackerel (about 1kg)
  • 5 sprigs rosemary
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • breadcrumbs and grated hard grain cheese
  • 4 medium-sized tomatoes
  • Cervia sea salt
  • white pepper grains
  • 1 fresh chilli pepper, chopped
  • 4tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼l white wine from the hills of Bidente

Preparation method:

Skin and debone the horse mackerel and slice into 8 fillets. Finely chop the rosemary, garlic and chilli pepper and add the sea salt and 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil. Rub this mixture into the fillets and chill in the fridge for about ½ hour. Place some oil in an ovenproof dish with 4 whole sprigs of rosemary and put the fish fillets on top.
Add the chopped tomatoes, season and sprinkle with the breadcrumbs and cheese. Add the wine and heat on the hob. When the mixture comes to the boil, cover and put in an oven at 200°C for about 10 minutes (it should remain moist). Season with white pepper just before serving.