Mackerel baked on a grill on the Mediterranean

Servings: 2 Cooking time: 45 minutes

How to bake a mackerel in the oven to happendelicious and beautiful? This fish - a true delicacy worthy of a romantic evening or a close circle of guests. Mackerel (by the way, is called in its restaurants in the Western manner, mackerel) are often attracted my attention in the market. In the stores it is sold in salted and smoked, it is oily and tasty fish of the tuna breed. But the market is often seen frozen mackerel, but just did not know what to do with it. Apparently, it triggered stereotype: mackerel - so salty.

But I have found a wonderful recipe in the Italian sitecooking mackerel on the grill. This is quite a Mediterranean dish is terrific taste. All the ingredients are tried to stand in the Italian spirit: oil - olive, salt - sea, instead of lemons - limes. However, I think, with the conventional salt, sunflower oil and lemon yellow will not be worse. Indeed, the main ingredient - fat tasty mackerel.

Ingredients for "Mackerel baked on a grill on the Mediterranean":

  • 2 whole mackerel;
  • salt (I use sea salt);
  • freshly ground black pepper;
  • a little olive oil;
  • 1-2 lemon or lime.

Recipe "Mackerel baked on a grill on the Mediterranean":

Mackerel baked in the oven
Clean and wash the fish, dry it with kitchenpaper towels. Make a few cuts on the sides of the fish on both sides (do not cut through the ridge). Rub the salt inside the fish and sides. Mackerel Put aside for about 30 minutes. During this time, the salt will soak into the fish carcass.
Preheat oven to 200 gr.C. Set on a high level grill and grill it Cover the foil.
Rinse the fish again, removing the excess salt from it. Then wipe it dry with paper towels.

Mackerel baked in the oven
Lubricate all the fish (including head and fins), a small amount of olive oil (to prevent sticking only). Lightly sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper on both sides.
Lightly sprinkle with oil and also foil and place the fish on it. By the way, the fish can be baked on a baking sheet and just oiled.
Bake the mackerel in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
Then remove the grate and turn the fish on the other side. Cook for another 3-4 minutes.

Mackerel baked in the oven
Not perezharte. The time is adjusted depending on the size and thickness of mackerel, but remember: unlike meat, fish, cooked very quickly.
Put the fish on a platter and serve immediately with lemon or lime, cut into halves or slices. Right in the watering plate mackerel with lemon juice, squeezing it from lemon halves.
Bon Appetit!

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