Tamarind Mackerel

Author: Amira
Healthy Mackerel recipe with tamarind to boost your immunity. Recipe adapted from the book Nourish -the cancer care cookbook.
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  • 1 mackerel head removed.
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil.
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic- about 3 large ones.
  • 1 Tablespoon tamarind paste.
  • 1 Tablespoon dill.
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger.
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne peppers .
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder.
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt - or to taste.
  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander- chopped.


  • In a bowl combine all ingredients without the fish and mix very well.
  • With a sharp knife, slash the mackerel on each side.
  • Coat the fish thoroughly on both sides adding the marinade mixture in the slashes with your fingers.
  • Bake in a 350F oven for 20-25 minutes or until done.
  • Serve with brown rice.
  • Enjoy.

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