Friday, 5 May 2017

Grilled Curried Mackerel

Mackerel is one of the most consumed fish all over the world and just so happens to be one of the healthiest when baked, steamed or grilled. It's packed with a high amount of protein, omega-3-fatty acids and lowers risk of diabetes. Mackerel contains healthy fats including monounsaturated fatty acids which play a role in controlling blood sugar levels and prevention. These are just some of Mackerel's health benefits, there's more. Have a read of different Dietitian blogs and health and well being websites; they provide an insight into food science and it's a big ol' world. 
Preparation time: 10 minutes                                          Cooking time: 30 minutes

What you need:

5 medium Mackerel, cleaned, rinsed and dried
3 tbsps olive oil
juice of 2 lemons
3 tbsps curry paste
Half tbsp cumin
Salt and pepper to taste


Method:
  1. Preheat a gas grill to 400°F.
  2. Mix the olive oil, juice of 1 lemon and curry paste then rub all over the fish.
  3. Place on prepared baking tray; drizzle with remaining lemon juice. 
  4. Loosely wrap the foil around the tray, and seal the edges tightly. 
  5. Grill for 20-30 minutes. 
  6. Serve.

Nokhuthula xo

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