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Grilled Mackerel with Tomato Salad

This is a really simple recipe, which takes minutes to prepare, and allows the great flavours of the mackerel to be enjoyed

4 people

Ingredients

    • 4 fresh whole mackerel – gutted and cleaned
    • 6 vine ripened tomatoes
    • ½ teaspoon castor sugar
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon chopped mint, parsley or chives
    • 1 lemon – cut in quarters

Main

    • 4 fresh whole mackerel – gutted and cleaned
    • 6 vine ripened tomatoes
    • ½ teaspoon castor sugar
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon chopped mint, parsley or chives
    • 1 lemon – cut in quarters

Method

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Cook the mackerel under a very hot grill or on a barbecue for about 3 minutes each side.  While the fish is cooking, cut the tomatoes into slices, arrange in a bowl and sprinkle with the sugar, a little salt and pepper, olive oil and chopped herbs. Remove mackerel from the heat and serve.

Method

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Cook the mackerel under a very hot grill or on a barbecue for about 3 minutes each side.  While the fish is cooking, cut the tomatoes into slices, arrange in a bowl and sprinkle with the sugar, a little salt and pepper, olive oil and chopped herbs. Remove mackerel from the heat and serve.

Serving Suggestions

Lemon wedges, tomato salad and crusty bread.