Spiced Mackerel Au Gratin


Spiced Mackerel Au Gratin
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For 4 Person(s)


  • 3 pound(s) sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Grace Vegetable Oil
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Prima Margarine
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 stalk(s) escallion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup(s) yellow sweet pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup(s) green sweet pepper, diced
  • 3 clove(s) garlic, chopped
  • 2 small tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) Grace Hot Pepper Sauce
  • 4 can(s) Grace Mackerel in Tomato Sauce (5 oz.)
  • 1 can(s) Grace Whole Kernel Corn
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoon(s) parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup(s) Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 2 stalk(s) escallion leaves
  • 1 pound(s) carrots, blanched
  • 1/2 pound(s) string beans, blanched

Spiced Mackerel Au Gratin Directions

  1. Peel, slice and boil potatoes; drain and set aside.
  2. Heat saute pan, add vegetable oil and one tablespoon margarine and use to saute the chopped onion, escallion, sweet peppers, 2 cloves garlic, diced tomatoes and hot pepper.
  3. Fold in the mackerel, corn and black pepper and simmer for 3 minutes for flavours to develop.
  4. Combine the breadcrumbs, parsley and one tablespoon melted margarine and mix well, then set aside.

    Assembling the au gratin:
  5. Layer sliced boiled sweet potatoes at the base of a greased casserole.  Spread the mackerel mixture over the layered potatoes.
  6. Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese over the mackerel mixture.  Top with the parsley and breadcrumbs mixture.
  7. Place in a preheated oven 180°C/350°F and bake until a golden brown colour develops.
  8. Cut the green escallion leaves into strips and use to tie the carrots and string beans into bundles.
  9. Heat the vegetable oil or margarine; add the remaining garlic and saute.  Add the carrot and string bean bundles and saute for one minute.

    To Plate:  Spoon the mackerel and potato mixture unto the serving plate.  Serve with sauteed bundles of carrots and string beans.

    Note:  Cheddar cheese may be used in place of feta cheese.

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