Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Marinated Mackerel Fillets

8 mackerel fillets, 3oz chopped pitted black olive,
4 lemons, 1 bay leaf, 2 tablespoons soft butter,
pinch marjoram, 1/4 cup dry white wine, 
2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, pepper.

In a bowl mix the juice of the four lemons, oil, white wine, bay leaf, and a pinch each of salt and pepper.arrange the bay leaf the mackerel fillets in a flat dish, cover with the marinade, and leave for 4-6 hours, turning every so, lay the fillets in a lightly buttered baking dish, pour the marinade over them, and sprinkle with the olives. cream the butter with the marjoram and the grated zest of half a lemon, then spread over the fish.
  Bake the dish in a 400 oven for 20-25 minutes, besting every so often with the juice. Serve hot directly from the dish.

Yield: 4 Servings 
Time Needed 40 minutes 
4-6 hours for Marinade .

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