Barbecued Mackerel

Preparation info
  • Yield.

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About


  • 2 fresh, cleaned mackerel (about 1 pound each)
  • Salt to taste, if desired


  1. Prepare a charcoal grill and have it ready. The coals must be white-hot but not overly plentiful, or the food will cook too fast. Arrange the grill 6 to 8 inches over the coals.
  2. Sprinkle the fish with salt and pepper and brush lightly with oil.
  3. Arrange the fi