Mackerel are a pelagic fish which cover great distances….they are found in Swanage Bay one minute, and gone the next. “The fact that they swim so far and fast builds up their mussels thus producing high levels of Omega 3,” explains Julia at Swanage Bay Fish.

For 2…or more as a starter

2 Mackerel filets

2 tsp paprika… or hotter red pepper if preferred

1.5 tsp salt

1 tsp garlic oil… or 1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp dill

1/2 tsp oregano

1/2 tsp white pepper

1/2 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp vegeta powder…. or aromat

4 Oz of butter

Lemon Slices

Mix all ingredients and dip mackerel till coated

Heat half of the butter… hot not burnt

Cook mackerel 2 minutes each side

Remove fish

Add rest of butter, heat

Serve and pour pan butter over fish

Add lemon slices

Enjoy!

couple of fresh mackerel

Thank you to Friend of Swanage Fish Festival, Nigel Taylor for the recipe.