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Grilled mackerel with beetroot and horseradish recipe

This mackerel recipe makes for a quick, tasty and healthy light lunch.

Grilled Mackeral
Posted 30 June 2021
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Prep: 15 minutes (including cooking) Cook: 5 minutes


For the mackerel

  • 2 mackerel fillets (about 300g/11oz)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small beetroot peeled and very thinly sliced
  • 100g red onion halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice plus lemon wedges, to serve
  • 100g full-fat natural bio yoghurt
  • Small pack chives
  • 1 tsp horseradish sauce



  1. Rub a small amount of oil on the skins of the mackerel. Set aside
  2. Add the red onions and beetroot to a bowl and drizzle with the lemon juice. Mix the yoghurt and the horse radish
  3. Put a frying pan on a medium heat or pre heat the grill. Fry skin side down or grill skin side up from 2 - 3 mins.
  4. Place the onions and beet root on a plate and dress with horseradish cream. Place the sizzling mackerel on the salad and dress with a squeeze of lemon.
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