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    Indian-spiced mackerel with cumin potatoes

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

    Serves: 4


    4 mackerel fillets
    1 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients tikka marinade
    4 essential Waitrose potatoes, cut into 2½cm chunks
    1 tbsp essential Waitrose olive oil
    1 essential Waitrose red onion, sliced
    1 tsp cumin seeds
    ½ tsp turmeric
    ½ tsp ground coriander
    ½ tsp chilli powder
    1 tbsp chopped coriander
    ½ lemon, cut into wedges


    1. Preheat the grill to high. Slash the skin of the mackerel, then rub all over with the tikka marinade and place skin-side down on a foil-lined baking sheet. Put the potatoes in a pan, cover with water, bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes, then drain.

    2. Meanwhile, heat half the oil in a large frying pan on a high heat and cook the onion for 3-4 minutes until it starts to brown. Add the spices and cook for 30 seconds, then add the remaining oil, toss in the potatoes and stir regularly for 5 minutes till golden.

    3. Grill the mackerel for 3 minutes, then turn and grill skin-side up for 1 minute. Serve with the potatoes, a scattering of coriander and lemon wedges.

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