Grilled mackerel with soy, lime & ginger

A nutritious and lean fish supper with fragrant Thai flavours, ready in minutes and packed with vitamins and minerals

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:15 mins
    Plus marinating
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 587
  • fat 25g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 61g
  • sugars 17g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 33g
  • salt 1.1g


  • 300g mackerel
  • 100g jasmine rice
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • juice 1 lime
  • small piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tbsp honey


  1. To make the marinade, mix all the ingredients together and pour over the mackerel. Cover and chill for 30 mins.

  2. Heat grill and put the mackerel, skin-side up, on a baking sheet lined with foil. Grill for 5 mins, then turn and baste with remaining marinade. Grill for 5 mins more.

  3. Cook the rice following pack instructions, then drain and toss with the spring onions and pepper. Serve with the mackerel.

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