Spiced Mackerel skewers

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  • 4 fillets of mackerel, sliced in half lengthways 
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil 
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds 
  • 1 tsp turmeric 
  • ½ tsp curry powder 
  • 1 lemon 
  • Pinch of sea salt 


  1. Marinade your mackerel fillets in oil with your spices and then feed onto wooden skewers in an S shape. 
  2. Grill over hot embers on the BBQ or under a grill for 5-6 mins until the fish is golden and begins to char. Serve with plenty of lemon juice and a pinch of salt.