Roast mackerel and cauliflower

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

Serves: 4


1 cauliflower, broken into florets
1 tbsp olive oil
1 x ½ tsp cumin seeds
1 x ½ tsp chilli flakes
1 tsp ground paprika
1 lemon, juice
4 mackerel fillets
3 tomatoes, sliced
1 red onion, halved and sliced
1 x ½ x 20g pack mint


1. Preheat the oven to 200˚C, gas mark 6. Toss the cauliflower with the olive oil, cumin and chilli. Season and tip into a large roasting tray (you’ll need space to add the mackerel later), and roast for 12 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, mix the paprika and 2 tsp lemon juice to make a paste and brush over the mackerel. Add the fish to the roasting tray and cook for another 8 minutes.

3. Mix the tomatoes, onion and mint, toss with the remaining lemon juice and season. Serve with the roast cauliflower and mackerel.