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
Preparation and cooking time – 10 minutes
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
1. Cook the mackerel under a very hot grill or on a barbecue for about 3 minutes each side.
2. 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.
3. Remove mackerel from the heat. Serve with lemon wedges, tomato salad and crusty bread.