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Mackerel Stew - Mackerel Fish Stew

Mackerel Fish is stew is one of my favourite fish stew. Mackerel fish is flavourful and takes little effort to cook and bring out it's awesomeness.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Soup, Stew
Cuisine: African, American, Mediterranean, Nigerian
Keyword: how to make mackerel, Mackerel Fish Stew, Mackerel Stew, stewed mackerel
Servings: 8
Calories: 1kcal
Author: K's Cuisine
Cost: $8


  • 2 Whole Mackerel Cut into Fillet
  • 2 Large Bell peppers
  • 4 Scotch bonnets
  • 4 Plum tomatoes
  • 2 Large Onion 1 to be blended with the peppers and 1 for sauteeing
  • 3 Stock cubes 1 to marinate Fish and 2 for Stew
  • 1 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • Salt


  • Prepare the Mackerel by cutting and cleaning. Marinate with salt and one stock cube, mix and then grill of fry mackerel Fish.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a pot, add the chopped onions and stir till onions are translucent. This takes about a minute or two.
  • Add in the blended pepper, stock cube and salt. Leave to cook for 15-20 minutes
  • Stir the stew athen add in the grilled or fried mackerel and leave the stew to fry and simmer for another 10 -15 minutes.
  • Take off heat and that's Mackerel Fish stew ready.


Serve with rice or any food of choice.
Grilling the fish is healthier than frying.