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Chilli and lime mackerel with homemade mushy peas

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A healthy Mackerel Recipe that’s perfect for summer. Delicious flakes of chilli and lime infused mackerel simply scattered onto a bed of homemade mushy peas all wrapped up in a garlic flatbread.

I make the flatbreads using the  River Cottage Magic Bread Dough recipe – it’s easy and they always turn out good! 

This recipe is just perfect for a weeknight meal, healthy and easy.

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Chilli And Lime Mackerel Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 nice chunky mackerel fillets
  • clove of garlic finely chopped
  • red chilli finely sliced
  • lime
  • 300g frozen peas
  • tbs Boursin with garlic & herbs
  • lemon
  • seasalt
  • olive oil
  • flatbreads or tortilla wraps to serve.

How To Make Our Chilli And Lime Mackerel Recipe

  • Preheat the oven to 200C
  • Lay a large sheet of tin foil onto the kitchen side – brush it lightly with olive oil.
  • Lay on the mackerel fillets and sprinkle with the chopped garlic and red chilli – drizzle with olive oil and squeeze over the juice from half the lime – sprinkle with sea salt.
  • Wrap the foil around the fish into a parcel and seal.
  • Place in the oven and cook for around 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, place the frozen peas into water and bring to the boil – cook for 5-6 minutes then drain.
  • Place the peas in a food processor with a large tbs of Boursin a sprinkle of seasalt, drizzle of olive oil and squeeze of lemon juice.
  • Pulse the peas in the food processor until they form a rough chunky puree – you can do this with a potato masher it just takes longer.
  • When the mackerel is cooked – rip open the foil parcel and flake the fish.
  • Heat the tortillas or flatbreads.

Make Our Chilli And Lime Mackerel Recipe Your Way

  • Switch the mackerel for salmon or cod.
  • Skip the peas and throw in a handful of crunchy fresh salad.
  • Swap the flatbreads for tortillas.

How To Serve Our Mackerel Recipe

  • Perfect for Friday night dinner.
  • Lovely summery meal for eating outdoors.

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Yield: Serves 4

Chilli and lime mackerel with homemade mushy peas

Spicy lime fish tacos recipe, easy fish recipe, easy dinner recipe

A delicious way to eat fish.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 nice chunky mackerel fillets
  • clove of garlic finely chopped
  • red chilli finely sliced
  • lime
  • 300g frozen peas
  • tbs Boursin with garlic & herbs
  • lemon
  • seasalt
  • olive oil
  • flatbreads or tortilla wraps to serve.

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C
  2. Lay a large sheet of tin foil onto the kitchen side - brush it lightly with olive oil.
  3. Lay on the mackerel fillets and sprinkle with the chopped garlic and red chilli - drizzle with olive oil and squeeze over the juice from half the lime - sprinkle with sea salt.
  4. Wrap the foil around the fish into a parcel and seal.
  5. Place in the oven and cook for around 20 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, place the frozen peas into water and bring to the boil - cook for 5-6 minutes then drain.
  7. Place the peas in a food processor with a large tbs of Boursin a sprinkle of seasalt, drizzle of olive oil and squeeze of lemon juice.
  8. Pulse the peas in the food processor until they form a rough chunky puree - you can do this with a potato masher it just takes longer.
  9. When the mackerel is cooked - rip open the foil parcel and flake the fish.
  10. Heat the tortillas or flatbreads.


Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 594Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 822mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 6gSugar: 6gProtein: 38g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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