Recipe By JAcob Griffin
Published Jul 10th
Prep 10m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 6 servings Calories 399

Good recipe for any filleted fish. If using other fish, cook time may vary depending on the type and thickness of fillets.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or to taste
  • 2 pounds mackerel fillets
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ⅓ teaspoon ground paprika

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking pan with vegetable oil.
  2. 2 Place mackerel fillets in the baking pan; season with salt and pepper.
  3. 3 Mix butter, lemon juice, and paprika together in a bowl. Pour over mackerel fillets.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until mackerel flakes easily with a fork, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 399
  • Carbohydrate 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol 109 mg
  • Fat 31 g
  • Protein 28.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 10.2 g
  • Sodium 540.2 mg
  • Sugar 0.1 g


  1. Delicious! Used fresh Spanish Mackerel we caught while deep sea fishing in South Carolina. Followed recipe as written, turned out excellent!!
  2. This is a fantastic recipe! I made it as the recipe states. But I added fresh chopped parsley and dill, because I had them on hand. I will definitely make this again!
  3. Nice simple recipe that turned out delicious. I did add a sprinkle of dill and finished it up with a couple of minutes under the broiler.
  4. So simple yet so tasty. Family loved it. I used Alaskan Cod. I served it with Zucchini chips and brown rice. I ll definitely make this again.
  5. Very tasty result even though it's so simple. Didn't have any lemons but had plenty of limes left over from the margarita party this weekend (haha), so used the juice of one lime instead. Had lake trout fillets (wild caught, not farmed). If you can get it, use quality butter (Irish or French) for exceptional - Read more ...
  6. Very good! I used almost a pound of flounder fillets because that's what I had on hand. Cooked in about 22 minutes. Delightful and delicate taste. Delicious!
  7. Yum. So easy too. Thank you!
  8. Love this as a good base because it allows for many different add-ons. I decided at the last minute to include a sprinkle of of all-purpose seasoning and tossed some leftover bread crumbs on top of each piece omg!!! This was so delicious easy and quick. I ll definitely be making this again.
  9. We enjoyed this. I had haddock that was on the thiner side so it was ready in 12 minutes. Fairly basic recipe that could be adjusted to suite your tastes. Thanks for sharing!!

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