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Broiled Spanish Mackerel

Rated as 4.71 out of 5 Stars

"The quick, simple, and delicious fish recipe is best with fresh-caught fish if possible."
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15 m servings 259 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 3-ounce fillets)


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  1. Preheat the oven's broiler and set the oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source. Lightly grease a baking dish.
  2. Rub both sides of each mackerel fillet with olive oil and place with the skin side down into the prepared baking dish. Season each fillet with the paprika, salt, and pepper. Top each fillet with two lemon slices.
  3. Bake the fillets under the broiler until the fish just begins to flake, 5 to 7 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 259 calories; 20.9 g fat; 3 g carbohydrates; 16.2 g protein; 50 mg cholesterol; 56 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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The olive oil and lemon added just enough flavor. The broiled lemon was an excellent idea.

Made this last night and it was so simple to make. I did not have fresh lemon so I added California Lemon Peel (McCormick) in the seasonig mix along with some Zesty Lemon (Weber). Before bakin...

4.5 stars!!! Delicious! The perfect amount of seasoning - you could still enjoy the flavor of the fish.

This was very tasty. The lemon and the paprika work very well with Spanish Mackerel. My only problem was that I could not get the fish to cook completely under the lemon. I ended up microwavi...

I used lemon juice (since I had it on hand) rather than lemon slices, and added a bit of chilli. I was a little worried that this recipe would add too many strong flavours and would overwhelm t...

Holy Makerel! Simple and yummy. Bonus - makerel is a sustainable fish.

Fresh caught... Like we caught them today. Made my first batch just now. Love it!! I may did add Mrs. Dash Lemon Pepper instead of salt & pepper. I do not add salt to my dishes. I think it may a...

I did not use oil at all and did not missed it. Used plain and smoked paprika. Loved it.

Used frozen atlantic mackerel filets instead and it was delicious!