Wednesday, 6 February 2013

How To Eat well, stay lean

Spicy grilled mackerel

Tamarind, an African fruit, contains HCA, an acid that reduces fat storage and increases your serotonin levels, boosting feelings of happiness as a bonus.
Per serving
Calories 490
Protein 38g
Carbs 13.1g
Sugar 4.9g
Fat 32.4g
Sat fat 6.6g

Ingredients (serves 4)

1tsp chilli powder
1tsp grated root ginger
1 garlic clove, crushed
2tbsp honey
Handful of fresh mint, chopped
4 small mackerel fillets
2 spring onions, sliced


Step 1 Mix together the tamarind paste, chilli powder, ginger, garlic, honey and mint in a shallow dish.
Step 2 Slash the mackerel on either side with a sharp knife, then dunk it into the marinade and coat it thoroughly on both sides.
Step 3 Place the mackerel on a lined baking sheet and grill for 10min or until cooked through.
Step 4 Scatter the spring onions over the fish. Serve with steamed veg or a mixed salad.

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