Andalusian Mackerel with Pimentada

Andalusian Mackerel with Pimentada


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About this recipe: This salad captures the true flavours of Spain. If you can't find fresh mackerel, smoked mackerel is a good alternative.

Serves: 6 

  • 3 green peppers, deseeded and halved
  • 3 red peppers, deseeded and halved
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 onions, cut into wedges
  • 6 fresh mackerel fillets
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and black pepper

Prep:20min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / gas 6.
  2. Place the peppers, garlic and onion in a roasting tin. Drizzle with a tablespoon of oil and roast for 45 minutes. Place the peppers in a bowl, cover with cling film and leave to cool. When cool enough to handle peel the vegetables and cut into strips.
  3. Place the mackerel fillets on a baking sheet and drizzle with a little oil. Bake for 10 minutes or until cooked. Leave to cool.
  4. Place the mackerel, peppers, garlic and onions into a large bowl. Add the bay leaf and remaining oil and season. Refrigerate for an hour until ready to serve.

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Really great way to do mackerel, great with mixed with a rocket salad - 23 Jan 2010

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