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Spiced Mackerel Fillets

prep 4 mins cook 5–6 mins
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 mackerel, scaled, filleted and pin-boned
  • 2 limes, quartered
  • salt and pepper

Mix together the oil, paprika and cayenne with a little salt and pepper. Make 3 shallow cuts in the skin of the mackerel and brush over the spiced oil.

Place the lime quarters and mackerel on a hot barbecue, skin-side down first, and cook for 4–5 minutes until the skin is crispy and the limes are charred. Turn the fish over and cook for a further minute on the other side. Serve with a rocket salad.

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