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Mackerel fillets in Garlic and Paprika

This recipe for Mackerel fillets in Garlic and Paprika has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Spanish mackerel recipe using some traditional Spanish ingredients. The smoked paprika in this recipe really adds a twist to the mackerel fillets, accompanied by a little garlic and pepper you have an olive oil based sauce. Drizzled over the pan fried fillets this dish is full of flavour. Keep the fresh bread ready for mopping up!

Ingredients for Mackerel fillets in Garlic and Paprika

2 Mackerel fillets
3 Cloves of garlic (sliced)
Broadleaf parsley
1 Teaspoon smoked paprika
Splash of red wine vinegar
Cracked black pepper
Extra virgin olive oil

How to make Mackerel fillets in Garlic and Paprika

  • Heat up some olive oil in frying pan, add the mackerel fillets and fry for 2 - 3 minutes skin side down.
  • Turn the fish over, season and cook for an additional 60 seconds.
  • When the fish is cooked, remove from the pan and plate them up ready to serve.
  • Add a splash more olive oil to the frying pan then throw in the garlic, parsley, vinegar, pepper and paprika, mix and fry for 1 minute.
  • Pour the mixture over the mackerel fillets and serve.


This mackerel dish is great served with summer salad, boiled vegetables, escalivada or simply with fresh crusty bread. Enjoy!

Mackerel fillets in Garlic and Paprika

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams