Carapau de Escabeche

Marinated horse mackerel

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

North Atlantic Seafood

By Alan Davidson

Published 1980

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Method

The horse mackerel is not the best of fish, but it is abundant off Portugal and is consumed in large quantities by the less well-off. It is grilled, baked or fried; or prepared de escabeche, a technique long practised under similar names (including the old English word caveach) in many parts of the world. It is really a way of keepin