Fresh Mackerel on Toast

2 portions


  • 2 x 140g (5oz) mackerel fillets
  • 6 x 15ml spoon (6 tablespoons) crushed tomatoes with basil (from a jar)
  • Tabasco sauce
  • 55g (2oz) softened butter
  • a few drops lime juice
  • salt and black pepper
  • 2 slices rye bread

The method

  1. Preheat the grill.
  2. Place the crushed tomatoes in a bowl and add a few drops of Tabasco sauce to taste.
  3. Brush the mackerel with the tomato mix, reserving 2 tbsp crushed tomatoes.  Grill under a medium heat for 5 -7 minutes, turning once.
  4. Mix together the reserved crushed tomatoes with the butter and lime juice. Season.
  5. Toast the rye bread and spread with the tomato butter.  Place the grilled mackerel on the toast and serve with lime slices and a green salad.