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Mackerel Fillets in Lemon

This recipe for Mackerel Fillets in Lemon has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Spanish seafood tapas recipe using fillets of fresh mackerel marinated in lemon juice, garlic, and chilli. These seafood tapas are easy to make and involve no cooking as the lemon juice "cooks" the mackerel whilst marinating. Great tapas for the summer!

Ingredients for Mackerel Fillets in Lemon

4 mackerel fillets
1 Small chilli
1 Small onion
2 Garlic cloves
2 Large lemons (juiced)

How to make Mackerel Fillets in Lemon

  • Cut up the mackerel fillets into thin strips (half inch wide)
  • Dice the chilli and garlic and slice the onion wafer thin.
  • Squeeze the lemon juice into a large cazuela and add the rest of the ingredients except the fish and mix well.
  • Add the mackerel pieces and turn the mixture so the fish gets fully coated.
  • Cover the cazuela and marinade in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
  • When ready serve on bread or with cocktail sticks.

Mackerel Fillets in Lemon

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams