Grilled mackerel with chilli and salad

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Grilled mackerel with chilli and salad
This omega-3 dish is lovely and spicy which helps boost metabolism and refresh the system.

1 tsp crushed black peppercorns

2 tsp ground coriander

1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest

4 oranges

1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

8 x 150g un-smoked mackerel fillets

2 tbsp chopped coriander

110g watercress

1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced

Preheat the grill to high.

In a bowl, mix the black peppercorns, ground coriander and lemon zest together.

Grate the zest from half an orange and stir into the mixture with half of the chopped red chilli.

Lightly slice the skin of the mackerel and press the mixture onto the fish.

Place the mackerel on a grill rack and grill, skin-side up, for 5 minutes or until crisp and cooked through.

Sprinkle with the chopped coriander.

Slice the oranges and remove their skins.

Slice into smaller wedges.

Divide the watercress between four plates and scatter with the orange segments, sliced red onion and remaining chilli.

Serve on the side with the grilled mackerel. 


Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
5 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Fish, Vegetables, Chilli

Recipe Type
Grilling, Healthy

Level of Difficulty


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