4 whole mackerel or other small whole fish, cleaned and heads discarded
Zest of 1 lemon or small orange
Juice of ½ lemon or 1 lime
4 sprigs of lemon thyme , lemon or Thai basil, or fenugreek leaves finely chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
-Preheat grill to high heat or preheat oven to 220*C (425*F)
-Place fish on a large baking sheet. Cut three slashes along each side of the fish. Sprinkle lemon zest and herbs on both sides.
-Drizzle with oil, season to taste and squeeze over the lemon juice.
-Grill for 5 to 6 minutes or until cooked through- flesh should flake off easily with a fork.
-Serve with buttered rice , a green side salad and lemon wedges to squeeze over.