Ingredients

1 mug basmati rice
Sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
4 x 170g mackerel skin on, butterflied and pin-boned
1 lemon
1 spring onion trimmed and finely sliced
2 sprigs of fresh coriander leaves chopped
2 sprigs of fresh mint leaves
1 fresh red chilli finely sliced, optional
For the sauce
1 clove garlic peeled
1cm piece fresh ginger
1 spring onion trimmed
1 fresh red chilli
2 limes
2 sprigs of coriander leaves
4 tablespoons sesame oil
4 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons runny honey
Extra virgin olive oil

 

 

Instructions

1. Heat a griddle pan to high heat to get really hot
2. Add rice to a pan with 2 mugs of boiling water and a pinch of salt, bring to the boil on high heat then turn down to low, cover and leave 7 to 8 minutes
3. Once griddle pan is screaming hot, add mackerel skin-side down (may need to do this in batches) Use a fish slice to press fish onto the pan
4. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper. Finely grate over the zest of a lemon and reduce to a medium-high heat. Cook for about 8 minutes in total
Make sauce
1. Use a fine grater to carefully grate garlic, ginger, spring onion and chilli into a small bowl, grate in lime zest and mix should have a lovely slurry
2. Tear in the coriander leaves and add sesame oil, soy sauce, honey and squeeze in the juice of the limes, finish with a good lug of extra virgin olive oil then taste
3. Want a balance between sweet, sour, heat and fragrance
4. Check mackerel, should be lovely and dark on the skin side, carefully flip over to finish cooking for a final few seconds
5. Check rice all of the water should have been absorbed, divide between serving plates
6. Top with a portion of mackerel and drizzle over sauce, scatter over the spring onion, mint, coriander and chilli, if using

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