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Tandoori Spiced Mackerel

Mackerel flavoured with Indian spices
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Indian


  • 4 fresh mackerel fillets
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder
  • A squeeze of lemon juice


  • Wash and dry the mackerel fillets.
  • To make the marinade, add garlic and ginger in a pestle and mortar and grind until pureed.
  • Fry the dried spices over a low heat until you can smell them.
  • Add these to your pestle with lemon juice and mix.
  • Brush the marinade all over the fillets and leave to marinate for at least half an hour.
  • Pre-heat your grill
  • Place foil onto the tray and add the fish.
  • Cook under a hot grill for approx 3 mins each side.
  • Serve with salad, noodles, rice anything!
Keyword fish, Indian, Mackerel, Spicy