Available year-round, but not often a catch-of-the-day at the Dory Fleet market.
Mackerel belong to the family of fish that also includes tuna and bonito. Mackerel is an important food fish consumed worldwide, and as an oily fish, it is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. Pacific Mackerel may also be known as Chub Mackerel or Pacific Chub and are considered to be one of the most healthiest fish to eat.
Mackerel may be BBQ’d, broiled, baked or fillet and pickled. Mackerel have a bold, fishy taste, and that may not always appeal to everyone.