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Warm smoked mackerel with cumin seeds & lime

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Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 10 minutes

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Serves 1

A tasty meal in any season and very quick and simple. No cookings skills needed as you are simply warming up precooked mackerel.

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  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • half a lime or lemon if preferred


  1. Place 2 mackerel fillets onto a sheet of tinfoil, big enough to then make into a neat parcel.

  2. Squeeze lime or lemon juice over the fillets (to taste)

  3. Sprinkle cumin seeds over the fillets (to taste)

  4. Wrap the foil around the fillets and seal on top and at each end.

  5. Place on a baking tray and pop into a preheated oven at 180 C for approx 10 miins or until warmed through.

  6. Serve with an accompaniment of your choice, e.g., leafy salad, Mediterranean salsa, rustic bread.

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