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Mackerel Fillet

Mackerel is a type of oily fish that is a good source of Vitamins D. It is also rich in Omega 3 fatty acids.


Uses of Mackerel Fillet

Mackerel is a common name applied to a number of different species of fish. The meat of mackerel can spoil quickly and it could cause scombroid food poisoning. For that reason, mackerel meat must be eaten on the day of capture, unless cured.

Mackerel are sought after for food either cooked or as sashimi. Some mackerel fillet such as Atlantic mackerel fillet consists mostly of red meat and has a strong taste desirable to some consumers. However other mackerel fillet such as King mackerel and Spanish mackerel are very high in mercury and women of child-bearing age should avoid eating these fillets.



Nutrition Chart

Mackerel Fillet / 100g Amount
Calories 220
Carbohydrate 0g
Total Fat 16g
Fibre 0g
Protein 19g
Cholesterol 54mg
Good Source of Vital Vitamins Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12
Good Source of Dietary Minerals Potassium, phosphorus, selenium, iodine