Healthy Dancer

Broiled Mackerel with Spice Rub

By Dr. Millie Lytle
  • Illustration by Nicole Bazuin.
4 mackerel fillets (about 225 grams) 
2 tbsp minced peeled fresh ginger 
2 tbsp minced garlic 
2 tbsp fresh lime juice 
1 tbsp coconut or organic canola oil 
1 1/2 tsp salt 
1 1/2 tsp chili powder 
2 tsp turmeric 
1 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro 4 raw pineapple rings 
Put fillets, skin side down, in a lightly oiled large shallow baking pan. Stir together ginger, garlic, lime juice, oil, salt, chili powder and turmeric in a small bowl until combined well, then rub onto mackerel flesh and marinate for 10 minutes. 
Preheat broiler. Broil mackerel 5 to 6 inches from heat, without turning, until cooked through and lightly browned, 7 to 8 minutes. Carefully transfer to plates and top with cilantro. Use pineapple rings to garnish. Serves 4. 
This recipe was inspired by Broiled Mackerel with Ginger and Garlic from epicurious.com.
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