Mackerel Marinated in Lime and Coconut with Sweet Potato Wedges

Dish type: Fish

Great value and super healthy, mackerel is delicious marinated and barbequed then served with sweet potato wedges and the aromatic, tasty sauce.    

Serves: 4  
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 12 mins  


4 fresh mackerel, filleted
8 tbsps Bottle green lime and coconut cordial
1 large red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
1 lime
4 sweet potatoes
2 tbsps olive oil    


1.      Place the mackerel fillets in a bowl. Mix together the cordial and chilli add the zest and juice of the lime, brush a little over the mackerel and marinate for 20 mins. Place the remaining marinade in a small saucepan, bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer until reduced a little and syrupy.  

2.      Cut the sweet potatoes into chunky wedges, par boil for 5 mins, drain and toss in some of the oil. Finish cooking on a barbeque or griddle pan, turning at regular intervals until cooked through.   

3.      Brush the Mackerel with a little oil and cook for approx. 4 mins each side, serve on a bed of the sweet potatoes with the lime and coconut sauce drizzled over, with a rocket and coriander salad.

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