Mackerel with Grapefruit and Fennel Salad Recipe

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Grilled Mackerel with Pink Grapefruit-summer meals-woman and home
Serves2 to 4
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins


  1. Heat the grill to high. Brush the mackerel with oil, season and grill for 8 minutes or until skin is translucent and flesh is flaking.

  2. Mix the grapefruit juice with the oil. Stir through the fennel and grapefruit with the dill. Season and arrange over the mackerel. Serve with steamed new potatoes.


  • 4 mackerel fillets
  • 1 pink grapefruit, segmented and juice reserved
  • 2tbsp olive oil, plus a little extra
  • ½ fennel bulb, sliced
  • small bunch dill, sprigs removed
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