Paprika mackerel with tabbouleh


50g Waitrose LOVE Life bulgar wheat
3 tomatoes, finely diced
4 salad onions, finely chopped
1 x ¼ cucumber, finely diced
1 courgette, finely diced
50g flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
1 lemon, juice; zest of ½
1 x ¼ tsp ground allspice
2 tsp clear honey
1 tsp smoked paprika
4 frozen mackerel fillets, defrosted


1. Preheat the grill to high. Put the bulgar wheat in a bowl and cover with 500ml freshly boiled water, stand for 5 minutes, then drain. Tip into a bowl with the vegetables and parsley. Mix ½ tbsp oil with the lemon juice, allspice and honey. Pour over the bulgar wheat, season and toss together.

2. Mix the remaining oil with the lemon zest and paprika. Place the mackerel fi llets on a foil-lined baking sheet and brush with the mixture. Grill for 3 minutes on each side. Serve with the tabbouleh salad and some lemon wedges, if liked.

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes 35 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1163.152kJ
Fat 15.6g
Saturated Fat 3g
Carbohydrate 17.5g
Sugars 7.5g
Salt 0.16g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Mar 29 09:49:44 BST 2012.