Japanese Broiled Mackerel

Japanese Broiled Mackerel


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About this recipe: Japanese marinade sauce gives a lovely taste and texture to broiled mackerel. Yellow tail, tuna or salmon are also good for this recipe. Easy, exotic!

Jana Marko

Serves: 4 

  • 4 mackerel fillets
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) soya sauce
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) mirin (Japanese sweet wine)
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger root

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:20min marinating  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Rinse fillets, and pat dry with paper towels. In a medium bowl, mix together the soya sauce, mirin, sugar and fresh ginger. Place fillets into the marinade, and let stand for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat your ovens broiler, or an outdoor grill for high heat. Broil the fillets, basting occasionally, until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 5 to 8 minutes. Serve with a lemon slice or long white radish slice as a garnish.

The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

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