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Holiday Cooking Guide: Mackerel

At Ladram we’re big fans of mackerel. It’s sustainable, easily caught, high in omega-3’s, simple to cook and most importantly extremely tasty.

For the anglers staying at Ladram who get lucky, this recipe is for you.

BBQ or grill BBQ 10 mins cooking time
Simple to make ease   40 mins prep time

Holiday Cooking Guide: Mackerel

Ingredients for the marinade

  • 1 lime (juice of)
  • Ginger, 1 cm cube (grated)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 garlic (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp honey


  • 2-3 mackerel (120g – 140g each)
  • Salad
  • Bread

Preparation Instructions

  1. Mix up marinade ingredients and pour over your mackerel, leave for 30 mins in refrigerator.
  2. Pre-heat grill / BBQ. Cook mackerel on each side for 5 minutes or until the skin begins to crisp.
  3. Serve straight to the plates, accompanied with salad and bread.

Image via Sarah Joy via Flickr

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