How to Fry Stuffed Mackerel

by Chef Kunal

This is one of the easiest fish dishes to cook. Enjoy with some tortillas. Yum!!


  • 6 Indian Mackerel
  • 4 Tablespoons Garlic Olive Oil
  • 1 Bunch Cilantro
  • 1 Bunch Green Onions
  • 2 Serrano Chili Peppers
  • 6 Teaspoons Mint Leaves
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Turmeric
  • 1 Teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger Paste
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Paste
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Lime's Juice
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Clean and butterfly the entire length of the fish to prepare for stuffing.

    Step 2

    In a grinder, add 2 tablespoons of garlic olive oil, cilantro, serrano peppers, green onions, mint leaves and ground turmeric. Grind fine.

    Step 3

    Add ginger paste, garlic paste, smoked paprika and salt to this mixture and stir well.

    Step 4

    Stuff the fish with the mixture and also apply generously to the fish. Keep aside for 1 hour and allow the fish to marinate.

    Step 5

    In a non stick pan over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons of garlic olive oil and shallow fry the fish until cooked.

    Step 6

    Squeeze one lime over the cooked fish and serve hot. Enjoy with caution as this fish particularly has a lot of bones.