Grilled Mackerel with Aleppo Pepper


This delicious recipe of grilled mackerel with Aleppo Pepper is packed with best form of omega 3 and robust flavors. Mackerels need to be very fresh to be at their best. It is nearly impossible to find super fresh mackerels in the markets. We were fortunate enough to catch a few out fishing on the local sport fishing boat.⠀

Grilled Mackerel with Aleppo Pepper

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Fresh Caught Mackerel

Mackerel

Catch your own fish and cooking it is a such rewarding and humbling experience.

Here is what you will need to make this dish and the recipe.
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Shopping List

1 medium mackerel, about 12 oz
Olive oil

Butter

Red wine vinegar

Mustard
Aleppo Pepper


Tool List

A baking tray
A knife
A serving plate

 


Recipe

Grilled Mackerel with Aleppo Pepper


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Ingredients

1 mackerel, cleaned and trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon mustard
1 teaspoon Aleppo Pepper

 

Steps

Preheat the broiler.
Gently score the skin of the mackerel on both sides. This will help to cook the mackerel more evenly.
With medium low heat, heat the olive oil in a small sauce pan.
Remove the pan from the heat.
Stir in butter, vinegar, Aleppo pepper and mixing well.
Brush the olive oil mixture all over the mackerel on both sides, including the cavity one once or twice until well coated.
Transfer mackerel to the baking sheet.
Place the tray in the oven about 4 inches from the heat.
Broil mackerel about 4 minutes on each side.
Remove from the heat and serve.
If the skin is not crisp, torch the skin until crisp.


Tips & Tricks

If the skin is not crisp, torch the skin until crisp.


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Grilled Mackerel with Aleppo Pepper

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Serves: 2 Cooking Time: 10 min prep, 8-10 min for broiling

Ingredients

  • 1 mackerel, cleaned and trimmed
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Aleppo Pepper

Instructions

1

Preheat the broiler.

2

Gently score the skin of the mackerel on both sides. This will help to cook the mackerel more evenly.

3

With medium low heat, heat the olive oil in a small sauce pan.

4

Remove the pan from the heat.

5

Stir in the vinegar, Aleppo pepper and mixing well.

6

Brush the olive oil mixture all over the mackerel on both sides, including the cavity one once or twice until well coated.

7

Transfer mackerel to the baking sheet.

8

Place the tray in the oven about 4 inches from the heat.

9

Broil mackerel about 4 minutes on each side.

10

Remove from the heat and serve.

11

If the skin is not crisp, torch the skin until crisp.

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