Roast sweet potato with mackerel, chilli and ginger

Prep time: 20 minutes + marinating Cooking time: 40 minutes Serves: 4 Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: Seafish

This dish is bursting with omega-3, thanks to the mackerel which is packed with these essential fats.

Roast Sweet Potato With Mackerel Chilli And Ginger

The method

  1. Score the flat surface of the sweet potato slices and arrange them in a roasting tin in a single layer.
  2. Slash the mackerel fillets 2–3 times on each side then arrange on a large sheet of aluminium foil in a separate roasting tin.
  3. Mix together the marinade ingredients and brush over the sweet potato and mackerel. Leave the sweet potato slices to marinate for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/gas mark 5. Roast the sweet potatoes for 40 minutes in the marinade. Add the tray of mackerel for the last 8 minutes of the cooking time.
  5. Make the salad: toss the cucumber together with the vinegar, sugar, salad leaves and herbs. Divide between 4 plates, top with the sweet potato slices and mackerel fillets, sprinkle over the sushi ginger and serve straight away.