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Pecan Crusted Mackerel

  • 1 lbs. mackerel, fillets
  • 4 oz. yogurt, low or non-fat
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 oz. maple syrup
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 cup pecans, ground (can substitute with walnuts)
  • 1 Tbsp. parsley, dried
  • salt & pepper (S&P) to taste
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1 Ziplock bag, 1 gallon size
  • cooking spray, as needed
  1. Ground pecans and mix with breads and parsley.
  2. Cut mackerel into thick strips, about 1 inch, mix with maple syrup and S&P.
  3. Add pecan and bread mixture to Ziplock bag.
  4. Add mackerel to Ziploc bag. Close and shake bag until the fish is well coated.
  5. Place onto greased sheet pan.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree for 7 minutes.
  7. Mix together, yogurt, lemon, cayenne and S&P. Serve sauce on the side with fish.

Serves: 4
Cost Per Recipe: $13.87
Omega-3 Per Serving: 1,350 – 2,100 mg

Recipe provided by USDA MyPlate Kids Partner Group member: Seafood Nutrition Partnership
Pecan Crusted Mackerel