Roasted Mackerel with Lemon and Herbs

Thursday, December 1st, 2011 | posted by mike

Serves 2

1 whole mackerel- 1 1/4-1 1/2 lb. cleaned

1 lemon, sliced thin (save 2 slices cut in half for stuffing)

2 sprigs rosemary

5 sprigs thyme

2 cloves garlic, crushed, cut in thirds

1/2 of a med. onion, sliced

1 t Monahan’s Cajun seasoning (if you don’t live in the area call us for the recipe-it’s a mix of cayenne, paprika and other herbs and spices)

3-4 T olive oil

Pre heat oven to 425º

Oil bottom of baking dish and add 1/2 the lemons, herbs and onions

Stuff belly of fish with lemon and 1/2 the garlic

Sprinkle Cajun seasoning over both sides of fish and place in baking dish

Scatter the rest of the herbs and lemons over and around the fish

Drizzle olive oil over fish and roast for 15-20 min. or until fish is just opaque to the bone at the thickest part of fish