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Mackerel baked with garlic and spices

  • 2 pcs mackerel, cleaned
  • 2 head garlic, separated in cloves, peeled
  • 1 bunch coriander, chopped, fresh
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp cumin, ground
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika powder
  • 1 tbsp grainy mustard (yellow)
  • 1 tsp salt, fresh ground
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper

  1. In a small frying pan, dry-fry the cumin and then add mustard seeds, stirring often, until fragrant.
  2. Cool the dry-fried spices, then grind finely in a pestle and mortar or spice grinder.
  3. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  4. Place the coriander, finely ground cumin and mustard seeds, paprika, lemon juice, and olive oil in a food processor.
  5. Blend together into a paste.
  6. With a sharp knife, cut 2-3 slashes down the side of each mackerel.
  7. Rub the spice paste into the slashes, making sure it gets right inside the mackerel.
  8. Place the mackerel in a roasting tray, add garlic cloves then roast for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Serve while still hot.

Good points

  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin B12

Preparation time: 15 min
Portions: 2
Difficulty: easy
Cuisine: International
General (in 1 portion)
Calories: 704.73 kcal
Carbohydrates: 25.13 g
Cholesterol: 168 mg
Sugar: 1.52 g
Protein: 50.86 g
Fat: 45.03 g

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