Grilled Mackerel with Herbed Butter
Preparation time: 10 minutes + inactive time
Cooking time: 5 minutes
8 3.5oz. mackerel fillets
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
Coarse sea salt, to taste
Black pepper, to taste
½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
½ tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
½ tablespoon chives, chopped
Salt, to taste
Make the butter; beat the butter, garlic, thyme, basil, and chives in a bowl.
Season to taste.
Transfer the butter onto a piece of cling foil.
Roll the butter to form a log. Twist the edges and refrigerate for 1 hours.
Make the mackerel; place the fish fillets in a bowl.
Drizzle with lemon juice and season to taste with black pepper.
Marinate 10 minutes.
Preheat grill, or grill pan. If using a grill, brush the fish with olive oil. If you are using a grill pan, heat the olive oil in the pan.
Grill the mackerel, skin side down, 5 minutes. Sprinkle the fish with coarse sea salt and remove from the grill.
Serve the fillets on a plate.
Slice the butter and top the fish with butter.
Nutritional info per serving:
Total Fat 32.6g
Total Carbohydrate 0.9g
Dietary Fiber 0.2g
Total Sugars 0.2g