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Grilled mackerel fillets with pear salad recipe

Grilled mackerel fillets with pear salad recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 12 mins to cook
  • 491 calories / serving


  • 2 pears, cored
  • 1 large fennel bulb, trimmed and finely sliced
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2tbsp low fat crème fraiche
  • 8 mackerel fillets
  • 60g (2½oz) watercress
  • 20g (3/4oz) pumpkin seeds, toasted
If you don't have any pears, try using apples

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    32g 46%
  • Saturates

    7g 36%
  • Sugars

    9g 10%
  • Salt

    0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.3g Protein 36.7g Fibre 6.1g


  1. Slice the pears into thin wedges and toss in a bowl with the fennel and lime zest and juice and the crème fraîche. Grill the mackerel fillets for 5-6 minutes on either side, until cooked through.
  2. Divide the watercress between four plates, then top with the pear and fennel mixture and two mackerel fillets. Sprinkle with the toasted pumpkin seeds and serve.

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