Baked mackerel and stuffing

Baked mackerel and stuffing


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About this recipe: This is a delicious fish supper that can be enjoyed any day of the week. Mackerel is baked on top of a layer of stuffing. Enjoy with rice, potatoes or pasta.


Serves: 6 

  • 1.1kg fillets mackerel
  • 225g herb-seasoned stuffing mix
  • 350ml boiling water or as needed
  • 110g butter, melted
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 30g butter, melted
  • 75g finely chopped onion
  • 4 sprigs fresh dill

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr10min  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 260 C / Gas 10.
  2. Rinse fillets in cold water, pat dry and season with salt and pepper. Combine dry stuffing 110g melted butter and just enough hot water to make the mix come together.
  3. Cover a baking tray with foil. Spread stuffing on top of foil. Place fillets on top of stuffing. Brush fillets with remaining butter and sprinkle with onions. Top with dill and cover the baking tray tightly with another piece of foil.
  4. Bake on centre shelf of preheated oven for 10 minutes, reduce oven temperature to 200 C / Gas 6 and bake for an additional 60 minutes.

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