Jack mackerel Trachurus spp.

Mainly caught off the east coast of the North Island, where they are very abundant and form large shoals. They have small, bony scutes along the lateral line and dark oily flesh.

Jack mackerel is a moderately oily fish that’s high in omega-3 and lightens when cooked. It can be baked, barbequed, smoked or grilled.

Nutritional Information
PER 100G
Energy kJ/100g 547
Protein (g) 21
Total Fat (g) 5
Saturated Fat (g) 1.5
Carbohydrate (g) 0.3
Sugars (g) 0.3
Sodium mg/100g 75
  • WHERE WE CATCH

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  • AVAILABILITY

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Also known as

NZ: Horse Mackerel
CA: Chinchard
CH: Stöcker (Bastardmakrele), Chindhard (Carangue), Suro (Sugarello, Carangidi)
DE: Bastardmakrele
ES: Chicharro, Jurel
IT: Sgombro Bastardo
US: Scad

Nutritional Information
PER 100G
Energy kJ/100g 547
Protein (g) 21
Total Fat (g) 5
Saturated Fat (g) 1.5
Carbohydrate (g) 0.3
Sugars (g) 0.3
Sodium mg/100g 75