Donald Russell Presents – Mackerel St Clements


Our friends over at Donald Russell are back today, with another absolutely delicious recipe for you. This time something from the ocean, a simple hunger busting Mackerel St Clements.  If you do try your hand at this, please let us know about it on Facebook or Twitter.

Donald Russell are Britain’s leading mail order and on-line meat supplier, who also hold a Royal Warrant to supply Her Majesty The Queen. Who better to produce a fine recipe to match with one of our delicious wines. Donald Russell source their beef, pork and lamb from farms here in the UK, and their master butchers only deliver the finest cuts from the finest meats.

However they also deliver some of the finest seafood, from white fish to shell fish. Kippers, to Haddock, and of course they supply some of the tastiest Mackerel which is the headline act of this featured recipe.

Mackerel St Clement


2 Smoked Mackerel Fillets

1 Lemon

1 Orange

Black Pepper



Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5.

Place the Mackerel Fillets in an ovenproof dish and pour over the juice of the lemon and the juice of half the orange.

Peel and cut the remaining half orange into segments and arrange over the fish.

Cover with foil and bake for 10-15 minutes. Serve with a fresh garden salad. Sprinkle with black pepper and serve with a fresh garden salad and a side of crusty bread.

Wine Match

Chateau Sainte Radegonde Muscadet Sur Lie 2010

Chateau Sainte Radegonde Muscadet Sur Lie 2010

This wine has an expressive citrus and mineral nose that is echoed in the mouth. It’s scintillating and vibrant with a glorious spritz of balanced acidity that leaves the palate clean and refreshed. A wonderfully textured wine, making it one of the best whites around to partner mackerel.

Dave Roberts – Wine Buyer. You can follow Dave on Twitter @DR_VirginWines


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  1. Not too sure I want 2 fresh garden salads but hey ho.

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