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Mackerel "smoked" at home

Delicatessen Neptune Such fish like even to those who are desperately in favor of a healthy lifestyle.Unfortunately, as it turns out that the most delicious food and is most harmful.Prices of smoked mackerel in the store "bite", but sometimes so eager to eat this, not useful delicacy.Not necessarily abuse of such products, but at least occasionally, you can unburden himself.However, "smoked" mackerel is quite possible to do at home.And for the price, it will even be several times cheaper than the store, and the taste of the factory differing only specialist.And who said that the plant it is smoked in the smokehouse, and do not use all the same liquid smoke?

  • Mackerel 2 pcs.
  • water 1 liter
  • sugar 3 tbsp.l.
  • salt 4 tbsp.l.
  • Turmeric 1 ch. L.
  • 125 ml liquid smoke
  • black tea 5 bag
  • Step 1 To prepare the fish need to take a fresh carcass mackerel, water, bags of black tea, salt, sugar, turmeric and liquid smoke.
  • Step 2 tea bag pour boiling water and let stand for 15
  • Step 3 of the infusion, wring out, remove the tea bags, add sugar, salt, and stir until dissolved.The solution to cool to room temperature.And then add the turmeric, pour the liquid smoke and mix.
  • Step 4 You remove the fish heads and entrails, thoroughly wash the carcass inside and out.
  • Step 5 carcasses tails put up in a plastic bottle volume of 1.5 liters, previously cut off the neck so that the fish were in full capacity.
  • Step 6 Pour brine carcass and leave for 3-4 days, periodically pulling the fish by the tail (for a more uniform dyeing and salting).
  • Step 7 Complete the fish dry and hang it to dry out for a while.

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