Indian-Spiced Mackerel Recipe with Tomato Salad

Indian-spiced mackerel with heirloom tomato salad

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This recipe for Indian-spiced mackerel with heirloom tomato salad is low calorie, gluten-free and ready in just 20 minutes


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*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards



  • groundnut oil
  • garam masala 1 tsp
  • turmeric a pinch
  • chilli powder a pinch
  • mackerel 2 fillets, pin boned
  • heirloom tomatoes 150g of mixed
  • green chilli 1, seeded and finely diced
  • shallot 1 small, finely diced
  • chickpeas 400g tin, rinsed and drained
  • lemon juice or lemon wedges to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat the grill to high. Mix 1 tsp groundnut oil with the garam masala, turmeric and chilli powder. Season the mackerel fillets all over, then brush with the spiced oil.

  • Step 2

    Finely slice the tomatoes on a mandoline or with a sharp knife or halve if small. Toss the green chilli, shallot and chickpeas with the lemon juice, and season. Gently fold in the tomato slices and halves. Pile between two plates. Grill the mackerel for 4 minutes until cooked through. Add to the plates with some lemon wedges.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 414
  • Fat 22.2g
  • Saturates 4.5g
  • Carbs 24.2g
  • Sugars 5.1g
  • Fibre 8.3g
  • Protein 25.2g
  • Salt 0.3g