Recipe: Grilled Mustard Mackerel

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You’ll be keen as mustard on this delicious grilled fish


  • 2 medium mackerel, cleaned
  • 2 tablespoons of mustard
  • 4 tablespoons of water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 4 tablespoons of wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • parsley to garnish
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Pre-heat the grill to medium hot
    2. Line the grillpan with foil
    3. With a sharp knife, cut the heads off the mackerel and make 3 deep cuts on each side of the fish
    4. Brush the mackerel with oil and place on the grillpan
    5. Place under the pre-heated grill and cook for about 5 minutes
    6. Blend the mustard with a few drops of vinegar then mix with the rest of the vinegar and the water
    7. Turn the mackerel over gently, pour the mustard sauce over it and cook for a further 5 minutes, or until the fish flakes easily, basting occasionally with the mustard sauce as it cooks
    8. Sprinkle with chives and garnish with sprigs of fresh parsley

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