Make This Simple yet Flavoursome Mackerel Curry Recipe for Lunch Today!

Sweet, sour and delicious, Mackerel has a striking glossy skin with silver streaks which is well-known for being ‘oily,’ making it a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. It can be the classic BBQ or grilled fish since it keeps its shape well and is scrumptiously juicy. Healthy smoked mackerel recipes are well-known for their creamy texture and distinct flavour. Thus, we can say that it’s a fish that’s not only nutritious but also delicious. Read on to know some simple mackerel recipes.

Easy Mackerel Recipes

There is an array of Mackerel fish recipes that you may prepare as per your mood and occasion. Whether you need a soothing starter or an exquisite dinner, these Mackerel recipes can be the ultimate healthy treat for your loved ones.

Garlic and Paprika roasted Mackerel can be simply baked in an oven by marinating Mackerel with garlic, paprika, lemon and olive oil. You may also go for a Spanish style Mackerel recipe that is fried with paprika, garlic, parsley, tomatoes and onions and served with chickpeas and vibrant yellow mustard and parsley sauce. The ever comforting Indian Mackerel curry recipe can be made by simmering red chillies, cumin and carom seeds and partnering it with the sour and spicy coconut and tamarind gravy. However, there are many pleasant ways to savour Mackerel. Here’s how you can prepare simple mackerel recipes at home.

How to Cook Mackerel 

Mackerel is a robust fish that may be barbecued or cooked at high heat. It’s also delicious when roasted whole, and it pairs well with aromatic spices like chilli, paprika, garlic, lemongrass, lemon and coriander. The basic preparation that you must do before cooking Mackerel is cutting it as per your recipe and cleaning it thoroughly. Seems tricky? What’s even trickier is getting a great quality Mackerel. Well, we are the solution. Whether you bake, grill, barbeque, pan-fry, or cook Indian healthy Mackerel recipes, one element that can take your recipe to the next level is a high-quality Mackerel. 


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Finally, here is the detailed recipe for Mackerel curry that you may enjoy with steaming hot rice.

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Aromatic mackerel curry recipe
Total Cooking Time - 20 Minutes
Course Main Dish
Keyword Mackerel Curry
Prep Time 20 minutes
Course Main Dish
Keyword Mackerel Curry
Prep Time 20 minutes
  1. Put the Mackerel fish in a bowl. Mix in the turmeric powder and salt and put aside.
  2. Make a fine paste of vinegar, cumin seeds, cinnamon, peppercorns, cloves, ginger, red chillies, and garlic with sufficient water.
  3. Heat the oil in a nonstick skillet. Stir in the curry leaves and onion until the onion becomes golden.
  4. Stir in the prepared paste and cook until aromatic.
  5. Mix in 1 cup of water and bring to a boil.
  6. Add the fish, toss gently, and simmer for 5 minutes on low heat.
  7. Cook for a minute after adding a pinch of sugar.
  8. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

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