Crispy oaty mackerel fillets recipe

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Mackerel is not only delicious, it's cheap too! For an easy way to serve it, simply coat with oats for a little added crunch. Delicious with a simple salad or your favourite sides

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Serves2
SkillEasy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories653 Kcal33%
Fat47 g67%
Saturated Fat14 g70%

Mackerel is not only delicious, it's cheap too! For an easy way to serve it, simply coat with oats for a little added crunch. Delicious with a simple salad or your favourite sides

Ingredients

  • 50g jumbo porridge oats
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 mackerel fillets
  • 1 med egg, beaten
  • 30g butter
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

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Method

  1. Tip the oats on to a plate and season them with salt and pepper, then stir in the chopped parsley.
  2. Dip each fish fillet into the beaten egg and then coat with the porridge oats.
  3. Heat the butter and oil in a large frying pan and when hot, add the mackerel to the pan, cooking for 2-3 mins on each side, or until crisp all over.
  4. Remove the mackerel fillets from the pan and drain them on absorbent kitchen paper. Serve immediately with lemon wedges to squeeze the juice over the fish.
Top Tip for making Crispy oaty mackerel fillets

If you do not have jumbo porridge oats, use ordinary ones or breadcrumbs.

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