How to Make Sardines and Mackerel

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How to Make Sardines and Mackerel
Sardines are a great blood thinner and promote a healthy heart. (NA/ Images)

Eating fish, such as sardines and mackerel is a simple way to improve your health. Sardines and mackerel help to prevent heart attacks, keep you blood thin and keep your blood fresh. Sardines and mackerel can be found in oceans and rivers all around the world. Although they are common, most cooks do not like to cook sardines and mackerel in its raw state but would prefer to buy them premade in a can. Making sardines and mackerel at home is quick and easy to do.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • 0.454kg-0.907kg. sardines and mackerel
  • 1 tbsp alt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp crushed garlic
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Pressure Cooker

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  1. 1

    Clean the sardines and mackerel by running them under cool water. Take out the intestines and discard. Place sardines and mackerel in a pressure cooker.

  2. 2

    Mix 1 tbsp salt, 1 tbsp grated ginger, 1 tsp olive oil and 1 tbsp of crushed garlic in a small bowl. Add 1 cup of cool water to the mixture. Combine ingredients together until thoroughly mixed.

  3. 3

    Pour mixture on top of sardines and mackerel. Cook in the pressure cooker for approximately 45 minutes.

  4. 4

    Remove from pressure cooker and place in separate bowl. Serve over rice, on bread or eat alone. Refrigerate when done.

Tips and warnings

  • Sardine and mackerel bones may be eaten without harm.
  • Add ketchup to your mixture for extra flavour.

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