87. Tomato baked mackerel


6 ripe tomatoes, de-seeded and diced:
2 Onions, chopped
5 sprigs of Thyme
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
3 tbsp Olive oil
salt and fresh ground black pepper
3 medium mackerel, filleted and then cut each fillet diagonally into 2


1. Preheat the oven to 170°C/gas 3.

2. Mix together the tomatoes, onion, thyme, vinegar and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Layer the tomato mixture in a roasting tray.

3. Season the mackerel fillets with salt and freshly ground pepper. Place the mackerel on top of the tomato mixture, skin side up. Drizzle over the remaining olive oil.

4. Cover the mackerel with foil and bake for 20 minutes.

5. Remove the foil and bake uncovered for 5 minutes.

6. Serve hot from the oven.