Preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cooking time: 20-30 minutes

  • 30ml (2tbsp) clear honey 
  • 30ml (2tbsp) wine vinegar 
  • 30ml (2tbsp) mil mustard 
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper 
  • 4 large mackerel, cleaned, heads and bones removed 
  • 4 bay leaves


Mix the honey with the vinegar, mustard and plenty of seasoning. Lay the fish in a shallow dish and top with the bay leaves. Pour over the marinade, cover with cling film and refrigerate. Leave the fish to marinate for several hours or overnight,. 

Cook the fish opened out under a hot grill, basting frequently with the marinade, until it is cooked through. Turn the fish once during cooking. Serve immediately.