Saba Shioyaki Recipe (Salt Grilled Mackerel)

This is one of my favourite fish recipes because saba (mackerel) fillets are rich in omega-3 fatty acids/oil and are so easy to cook as I can just pop them in the oven without having to worry they might dry up or that they will stink up my kitchen (or my entire house), lol. Alternatively, you can of course grill the fish over a frying pan greased with a little oil if you don’t have an oven. Either way, the fish will still crisp up nicely and be as tasty. Enjoy!

Saba Shioyaki Recipe

Saba Shioyaki Recipe

Ingredients (serves 2)
2 saba fillets
sea salt
vegetable oil for greasing
lemon slices as garnish

1. Preheat oven at 200 deg C at Grill with fan and brush grill rack with oil.
2. Sprinkle salt on both sides of the saba fillets.
3. Transfer the fillets (skin side down) onto the grill rack and insert into the highest shelf of the oven (closest to the heating element above). Grill for approx. 15 minutes. Flip the fillets and continue grilling for another 5 minutes till the skin is crispy and golden brown.
4. Serve with lemon slices on the side.


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