Baked Mackerel with Garlic Capers and Savory Herbs

Baked Mackerel with Garlic Capers and Savory Herbs


1 lb of mackerel fillets
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 whole clove
1/4 tsp thyme
1 tsp basil
kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
1/2 tsp paprika
1 cup dry white wine
4 medium tomatoes, chopped
2 tbs ripe olives, sliced
2 tbs capers
2 tbs chopped parsley
lemon wedges for serving
Mackerel is an oily fish that takes well to baking.
  • Heat oil in sauce pan.
  • Add garlic and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Take care not to burn.
  • Add clove, basil, salt, pepper, paprika, white wine and tomatoes.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Arrange fillets in a flat baking dish.
  • Pour sauce over fillets.
  • Sprinkle with olives and capers.
  • Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
  • Remove foil for last 5 minutes of cooking.
  • Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley.




15 min


25 min


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