Ingredients: Atlantic horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus), olive oil, salt
Mackerel belongs to the Scombridae family, while horse mackerel belongs to the Carangidae family. It is smaller than other mackerel and has a lighter flavor.
The name horse mackerel comes from the old Dutch word Horsmakreel. This means a mackerel that spawns on a ‘hors’, which is a shallow area in the sea or a bank. The English took the name and called the fish horse mackerel.
Pictured in sri lankan stir fry with bell peppers, green beans, onions, and carrots.