This crispy, crunchy fish with a spicy dipping sauce is ready to eat in fifteen minutes.


  • Mackerel fillets, small as possible

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 100g of flour

  • 100g oats

  • 2 tbsp supermarket Cajun seasoning

  • For the sauce

  • ½ red pepper, roasted or grilled

  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce

  • Salt and pepper

  • Dash of olive oil

  • Squeeze of lime

  • Few sprigs fresh coriander to garnish


  • 1.

    Mix ½ tablespoon of Cajun seasoning with the oats and the other half with the flour. Coat the mackerel in the flour, then dip in egg, and then coat in oats.

  • 2.

    Shallow/light fry mackerel in saucepan in vegetable or ground nut oil until golden. Blend the sauce ingredients. Serve with the mackerel as a dipping sauce or drizzle over fish.

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