Mackerel Vin Blanc Recipe

Mackerel Vin Blanc Recipe

How To Make Mackerel Vin Blanc

Mackerel vin blanc elevates the fish into something restaurant-worthy. This French-style recipe has a white wine sauce with parsley and coriander seeds.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 2cupsdry white wine
  • 3tbspwine vinegar
  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 2onions
  • 1carrot
  • 1clovegarlic
  • ¾tspdried thyme
  • ½tspcoriander seeds
  • 8peppercorns
  • 8sprigsparsley
  • 2bay leaves
  • tspsalt
  • 2lbsmackerel fillets
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper


  1. In a medium stainless-steel saucepan, combine the wine, vinegar, oil, onions, carrot, garlic, thyme, coriander, peppercorns, parsley, bay leaves, and salt. Cover and bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce the heat to moderately low and cook for 10 minutes.

  3. Oil a heavy flameproof 9×13-inch stainless-steel or enamel pan.

  4. Put the fish, skin-side down, in the pan in an even layer.

  5. Pour the hot wine broth on the fish, spread the vegetables over the fillets in an even layer, and sprinkle with the ground pepper.

  6. Cover with aluminum foil and bring to a simmer over moderately high heat.

  7. Reduce the heat and cook at a gentle simmer for about 10 minutes for a half-inch thick fish, until the fish is just done.

  8. Remove the parsley and bay leaves.

  9. Serve in shallow bowls.


  • Calories: 690.17kcal
  • Fat: 41.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.85g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.82g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.73g
  • Fiber: 2.01g
  • Sugar: 4.53g
  • Protein: 43.36g
  • Cholesterol: 158.76mg
  • Sodium: 1041.09mg
  • Calcium: 73.70mg
  • Potassium: 970.75mg
  • Iron: 4.92mg
  • Vitamin A: 250.65µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.66mg
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