Arundel Mullet

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Cookery of England

The Cookery of England

By Elisabeth Ayrton

Published 1975

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A seventeenth-century recipe.


  • 1 mullet per person (unless very large)
  • salt and pepper
  • lemon juice
  • 2 glasses


Simmer the mullet in salted water just to cover for 10–15 minutes. Pour away half the liquid and add a squeeze of lemon juice, a little black pepper, the wine, onions, herbs, nutmeg and anchovies. Simmer all together for another 15 minutes, and serve in a shallow dish with the sauce poured over. It s