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Mackerel with Caper Sauce Recipe

Mackerel with Caper Sauce Recipe

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How To Make Mackerel with Caper Sauce Recipe

A savory and flavorful dish featuring tender mackerel fillets topped with a tangy caper sauce.

Preparation: 0 minutes
Cooking: Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 4 mackerel fillets
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Caper Sauce:
  • 2 tbsp capers, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together the caper sauce ingredients and set aside.

  3. Season the mackerel fillets with salt and pepper.

  4. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  5. Sear the mackerel fillets for 1-2 minutes per side until golden brown.

  6. Transfer the fillets to a baking dish and top each fillet with a spoonful of caper sauce.

  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes until the fish is cooked through and the sauce is hot.

  8. Serve the mackerel hot with additional caper sauce on the side.


  • Calories : 232kcal
  • Total Fat : 17g
  • Saturated Fat : 3g
  • Cholesterol : 62mg
  • Sodium : 550mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 2g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 1g
  • Protein : 17g
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