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Cajun Mackerel
Courtesy of UK Seafish Authority
Serve With:
Serve with hot rolls and a crisp green salad.
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 Min.
Cook Time: 10 Min.
Marinate: 1 Hr.
What you need:
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+ 4 small mackerel, fresh or defrosted
+ 3 tsp. coriander seeds
+ 3 tsp. allspice berries
+ 3 tsp. whole green peppercorns
+ 3 tsp. cumin seeds
+ 3 Tbsp. white vinegar
+ 1/8 tsp. tabasco sauce
+ 1/8 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
+ 1/8 tsp. aromatic bitters (opt.)
+ 2 oz. butter
+ Garnish (optional): chili flowers and/or fresh lime or lemon wedges
What to do:
1. Grind spices using a pestle and mortar or place in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin.
2. In a small bowl, mix vinegar, Tabasco, Worcestershire sauce and bitters together. Add crushed spices.
3. Make 3 diagonal cuts on one side of the fish and brush with spice mixture. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hr.
4. Melt butter in a large shallow pan until sizzling. Fry the mackerel for 5-6 min. until the spices have turned black. Turn fish over and cook for another 2-3 min.
5. Garnish and serve with hot rolls and a crisp green salad.

Courtesy of Seafish, the UK Sea Fish Industry Authority

"From sea to plate, Seafish delivers expert knowledge, skills and support which help the UK seafood industry secure a sustainable and profitable future."
Wine pairings:
Pinot Grigio, White Zinfandel, Sauvignon Blanc
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