Horse mackerel (aji)

 

Horse mackerel is a source of vitamins B1 and B2. The tough part near the tail must be removed before cooking.

Nutrition

- They contain protein and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which lowers cholesterol.

How to pick and store

- Choose fresh fish with clear eyes, shiny skin and firm to the touch.
- Ungutted fish quickly lose their freshness.
- Even when not preparing right away, quickly remove the gills and guts after purchasing.

Preparation

- They take delicious salt-grilled, fried or simmered.

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