Home Health & Wellbeing
If you need urgent support, call 999 or go to your nearest A&E. To contact our Crisis Messenger (open 24/7) text THEMIX to 85258.
Read the community guidelines before posting ✨
Options

Tinned fish

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
Anyone eat fish from a tin (oily fish like mackeral and sardines rather than tuna and salmon)? I hear sardines are nice on toast but other than that I'm a bit stumped as to what to do with them! I'm trying to eat more oily fish and canned fish seems like a useful standby to have in the cupboard. Anyone got some inspiring ideas?

Comments

  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    the man likes sardines on pizza and onion crackers like http://www2.kelloggs.com/Product/ProductDetail.aspx?product=1254

    His dads dog eats this all natural dog food called holy mackeral thats just 3 whole mackeral in a can :p
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Sardines are nice on toast. :yum:

    You can also put them into tagatelli/ pasta along with some garlic, herbs and tomato passata.

    Flake some over pizza, or make sardine/ mackrel sandwiches, with some mayo and cracked black pepper.

    :thumb:
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    buy the sardines in tomato sauce then spread on warm toast and put it under the grill for a few minutes :yum:
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Does it taste really fishy :S
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I like mackerel in tomato sauce.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    lipsy wrote: »
    Does it taste really fishy :S
    Nah, tastes like rasberries...:razz:
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    you only need to have one portion of oily fish a week don't you?
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    katralla wrote: »
    you only need to have one portion of oily fish a week don't you?

    2, especially as my boyfriend has high cholesterol its reccomended for him. i don't think i'll eat fish more than once a week anyway though
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i like tinned mackeral in spicy tomato sauce :yum:
    but sardines not as much. too many bones.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'm now on a diet recommending three portions per week. I've been buying all kinds of exotic fresh fish in stores and grilling it with veggies and it's really really delish. :yum:

    Fish can be really bland and icky and no fun, but if you get good fish it's very hard to top in a dinner! Nowadays I'm actually looking forward to eating fish. :yes:

    Can't help with ideas for the canned kind though, it's something I don't really fancy eating.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I hate the hard little eye type things you get in tinned salmon.

    But mmm sardines. I might get some and share them with the cat later.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    kangoo wrote: »
    2, especially as my boyfriend has high cholesterol its reccomended for him. i don't think i'll eat fish more than once a week anyway though

    Is that so, I never knew. Is that just for fish or any seafood?
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    oily fish me thinks
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    yeah oily fish, so most seafood and white fish doesnt count
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'm a big fan of smoked mackeral, it goes very well in pasta.

    Anhcovies (which I cant spell) are the only fish which should be allowed on a pizza.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Do tinned fish have bones in?
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    katralla wrote: »
    oily fish me thinks

    :yes: but other fish is still good for you
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    icey wrote: »
    buy the sardines in tomato sauce then spread on warm toast and put it under the grill for a few minutes :yum:

    I used to like that, until i noticed the little bones in them and now it's put me off.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    kangoo wrote: »
    Do tinned fish have bones in?
    sardines and pilchards do, but mackeral in tins is usually fillets, so boneless
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    anchovies are the only tinned oily fish that I like. I love them in a proper ceasar salad.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Do whitebait class as oily fish? I love them deep fried whole.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I'm sure I saw boneless sardines in lidl yesterday for 35p.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    We bought some sardines yesterday cuz I got curious. In olive oil, I believe. I guess if you get the 2 layer, as opposed to the one layer you can't taste any bones, I didn't. But it had skin on and stuff and It was gross. Well it wasn't too bad once I finally ate it but it took like 10 minutes of holding the cracker. The man said they didn't taste like he remembered so we just threw them away :p
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    get the ones in tomato sauce, spread on buttered toast, grill a bit, grate some cheese on the top, grill a tinsy bit more, salt, pepper, salad cream on the plate, eat- is good. olive oil ones might be yak.
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    One day when I'm rich, after I win that lottery, I shall buy you a lifetimes supply of salad cream :p
  • Options
    BunnieBunnie Posts: 6,099 Master Poster
    I am not a fan of sardines, but tinned mackerel is one of my faves

    I like to have it on toast, and in sarnies as well as on a jacket potato.

    I have fresh mackrel in a salad, but thats not what you are asking about so I will stop babbling!

    I love it with vinegar in it.

    I take the fish out of the tin, into a bowl and sprinkle vinegar and mix until it is to my satisfaction!! Lurrrvely!
  • Options
    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    my_name wrote: »
    One day when I'm rich, after I win that lottery, I shall buy you a lifetimes supply of salad cream :p

    :heart:
Sign In or Register to comment.