ATLANTIC MACKEREL

Also known as: Mackerel, Common mackerel, Boston mackerel, Caballa

 
 

Availability

Year-round. Some are sold fresh in domestic markets, but most are frozen and exported to markets around the world.

taste/Texture

Mackerel has a rich, pronounced flavor. For a milder flavor, cut out the outer bands of dark meat along the midline.

source

U.S. wild-caught from Maine to North Carolina.

Health Benefits

Mackerel is high in omega-3 fatty acids and is an excellent source of selenium, niacin, and vitamins B6 and B12.

Nutrition Information

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