British Recipes > Sussex Arundel Mullets

How to make Sussex Arundel Mullets:
A traditional way of cooking and serving mullet.


a little lemon juice
2 wineglassfuls red wine
a little nutmeg
2 onions
a bunch of sweet herbs
a few anchovies
1 large fresh mullet
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- Boil the mullet very gently in lightly salted water for about 15 minutes.
- Pour away half the water and keep the fish warm.
- Add the wine, with finely chopped onions and the other ingredients, and cook gently until done.
- Serve the fish in a shallow dish and pour the sauce over.
- Shrimp or oyster sauce may be used as well.
- Mullet is also good fried in butter and served with lemon and anchovies.