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Skewered Mackerel Fillets 


HT  MC  BBQ  20mins



Serves 4    Hot   Fish  Alcohol  Herbs  Vegetables  Main Course   Barbecues  Kebabs  Skewers   Brochettes  Healthy Eating  Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless




4 tbsp Olive Oil

4 tbsp White Wine

The juice of 1 Lemon

2 tbsp Freshly Chopped Oregano

Salt and Black Pepper

8 Mackerel Fillets (about 150g/5oz Each)

2 Medium Onions, each cut into 8 wedges





1. In a small bowl, mix together the oil, wine, lemon juice, oregano, salt and pepper until well blended.


2. Thread the fish fillets onto 8 wooden skewers, concertina fashion, skewering a wedge of onion at each end then place in a shallow dish and pour the oil mixture over the mackerel. Cover with clingfilm and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, turning once or twice.


3. Remove the skewers from the dish, reserving the marinade, and cook over hot barbecue coals for 12-15 minutes, turning from time to time and basting with the reserved marinade. Serve immediately.



Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Mixing Bowl


Basting/pastry brush


Key techniques required to make this Recipe

Marinate - To soak foods in a marinade to enhance the flavour. It also sometimes has the effect of tenderising foods such as meat.

Baste - To moisten with the pan juices or other liquid during cooking. This aids in moisture retention.


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