HOW TO FILLET MACKEREL

by Cafe St Honoré


Neil takes us through a step-by-step guide of how to fillet mackerel. In just four easy steps, he makes it look so simple! 

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STEP ONE

Remove the head and guts.

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STEP TWO

Insert knife just above back bone and remove the fillet.

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STEP THEE

Using a filleting knife, remove the belly bones.

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STEP FOUR

Using the same sharp knife, insert it either side of the central pin bone line and remove all bones in one.

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VOILA!

The final boneless, skin-on fillet is ready for pickling, frying or grilling.