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Scottish Recipes - Baked Stuffed Mackerel
Mackerel was traditionally a plentiful catch and this recipe uses this fish to make a simple and healthy dish. Mackerel is one of the so called "oily fish" which contain Omega-3 fatty acids, a type of polyunsaturated fat which can help to reduce total blood cholesterol. Omega-3 in the diet protects the heart and circulation and may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers and this dish allows for a tasty way to remian healthy.
In a seperate bowl, mix the breadcrumbs, fried onions and chives, season as requried and bind the mixture with the egg. This is the mixture which will be used to stuff the fish
Melt the other 2 oz of butter. Roll some mixture and palce in the centre of the fish. Then roll the stuffed Mackerel first in the flour then in the melted butter.
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