Mackerel with Gooseberry Sauce

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Floyd on Britain & Ireland

By Keith Floyd

Published 1988

  • About

The combination of mackerel – fried, grilled or roasted – and gooseberry sauce is reputed to have been brought to England at the time of the Norman conquest.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium mackerel
  • Salt and pepper
  • oz (40 g)

Method

Gut and clean the fish and place in a buttered ovenproof dish. Season with salt and pepper and dot with butter. Cover with buttered greaseproof paper or foil and bake in the oven at gas mark 4, 350°F (180°C), for 20 to 30 minutes. Remov