Grilled Mackerel with broccoli, asparagus and tomatoes

Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Serves: 4 Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: Gary Maclean - Scotland's National Chef

Mackerel - it is sustainable, healthy. very high in omega 3, easy to prepare, very good value and jam packed with flavour. It's one of the most underrated fish out there and we should be eating more of it. 


The method

  1. Blanch and refresh the broccoli and the asparagus.
  2. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half.
  3. Cut the broccoli and the asparagus into smaller pieces.
  4. Pop your grill on to a medium heat. 
  5. Place you fillets of mackerel onto a tray skin side up, brush with a little oil and place tray under the grill for 5 minutes.
  6. Place a frying pan onto the stove with a little oil and pop the blanched broccoli asparagus and the cherry tomatoes.
  7. Season with a pinch of salt and a few turns of black pepper.
  8. Once the fish is cooked and the vegetables are nice and hot you are now ready to serve.