Mackerel, Tomato and Basil

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Mackerel, Tomato and Basil
Difficulty
Easy
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00:45
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Introduction
A squeeze of lemon and a sprinkle of fresh parsley makes the perfect combination for fish dishes.

Ingredients
  • 6 or 3 Mackerel fillets / whole mackerel
  • 2 Onions, finely diced
  • 6 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
  • 80g Tomato puree
  • 5g Paprika
  • 4 x 400g Tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 bunch Fresh basil
  • To taste Salt and pepper
Method
  • Step 1 For the tomato sauce: Put all of ingredients (except the basil) into the slow cooker pot and cook on the highest setting for 4-5 hours.
  • Step 2 Stir in the basil leaves just before serving the sauce with the mackerel.
  • Step 3 For the mackerel: Preheat the grill to setting 5.
  • Step 4 Once heated, rub the mackerel with a little oil, season and place it onto the flat part of the grill, skin side down.
  • Step 5 If it is a whole fish turn over once the skin starts to be crisp.
  • Step 6 Cook until the fish starts to flake apart.
  • Step 7 Chefs Tip: Serve with our delicious Saffron rice for a quick evening meal.
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Russell Hobbs

Russell Hobbs was founded in the UK in 1952 by Bill Russell and Peter Hobbs, whose combined design and engineering flair allowed them to launch a company that remains a leading brand to this day. Over the years, Russell Hobbs has built up a legacy of design and innovation that placed the brand at the heart of the consumer’s home. The first automatic switch off kettle, the first automatic coffee maker and even the first plastic kettle were all Russell Hobbs innovations.