Horse mackerel (aji)
Horse mackerel is a source of vitamins B1 and B2. The tough part near the tail must be removed before cooking.
- 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.
- They take delicious salt-grilled, fried or simmered.