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Grilled Mackerel Fillets With Green Goddess Dressing

Grilled Mackerel Fillets With Green Goddess Dressing
Course Dinner, Main
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword grilled mackerel fillets
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 676kcal


Grilled Mackerel Fillets Ingredients:

  • 6 mackerel fillets
  • 80 ml olive oil
  • 1 large avocado peeled de-stoned and roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Green Goddess Dressing Ingredients:

  • 160 ml Greek yoghurt
  • 1 handful of fresh coriander stalks removed
  • 1 handful of parsley stalked removed
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 spring onions roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • chilli flakes to taste
  • honey optional


Mackerel Fillets Grilling Instructions:

  • Fire up the barbecue and wait till the coals are medium hot.
  • Place the mackerel fillets on a tray, brush with olive oil and then season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the tray on top of the barbecue grill and close the lid.
  • Barbecue the fillets for about 5-6 minutes, until done.

Green Goddess Dressing Instructions:

  • Make the green goddess dressing by adding yoghurt, apple cider vinegar, spring onions, herbs, lemon juice, honey and chilli flakes to a blender and blending until smooth.

Grilled Mackerel Fillets Serving Instructions:

  • Serve the mackerel fillets with green goddess dressing, some grilled vegetables, and lime slices.


Grilled Mackerel Fillets – My Top Tip

My top tip for making these grilled mackerel fillets is to use a fish grill, especially when cooking the mackerel on the BBQ. It keeps the food together and stops it from sticking to the barbecue grill. Plus, it just makes the whole process much, much easier.

Grilled Mackerel Fillets with Green Goddess Dressing Weight Watchers Points

One serving of Grilled Mackerel Fillets with Green Goddess Dressing contains 3 Freestyle SmartPoints.


Calories: 676kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 70g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 160mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 1529mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 4.2mg