Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl

I’ve fallen in love with mackerel! It’s an oily fish that’s consumed all over the world, but not something I got into until recently. It’s high in omega-3’s, which is something I’m always looking to get more of.

Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl

Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl

This recipe takes mackerel and turns it into a flavor-packed meal. We marinate the fish in ginger, lemon, and coconut aminos before roasting it in the oven. The base of the bowl is broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, and peppers. Then everything is finished off with roasted almonds and guac.

Yields 2 servings of Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl

The Preparation

Marinade:

  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Lunch bowl:

  • 2 (8-ounce) boneless mackerel fillets
  • 1-ounce almonds
  • 1 ½ cups broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ½ small yellow onion
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 small sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons mashed avocado

The Execution

1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper or foil. Mix together the grated ginger, lemon juice, olive oil, coconut aminos, and some salt and pepper. Rub half of the marinade on the mackerel fillets.

Mackerel Lunch Bowl

Mackerel Lunch Bowl

2. Lay the fillets onto the baking tray with the skin side facing up. Roast for 12-15 minutes or until the skin is crispy.

Mackerel Lunch Bowl

Mackerel Lunch Bowl


3. Spread the almonds out on a separate baking sheet. Roast for 5-6 minutes or until they brown. Take out of the oven and cool before chopping.

Mackerel Lunch Bowl

Mackerel Lunch Bowl


4. Lightly steam the broccoli until it’s started to soften but isn’t mushy. Roughly chop it up.

Mackerel Lunch Bowl

Mackerel Lunch Bowl


5. Preheat a pan over medium heat, then add the butter and allow it to melt. Fry the onions and peppers until they are soft.

Mackerel Lunch Bowl

Mackerel Lunch Bowl


6. Add the broccoli and sun-dried tomatoes, then continue cooking until warmed through.

Mackerel Lunch Bowl

Mackerel Lunch Bowl


7. Turn off the heat then mix in the rest of the dressing and roasted almonds. Serve with the avocado.

Mackerel Lunch Bowl

Mackerel Lunch Bowl

This makes a total of 2 servings of Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl. Each serving comes out to be 649.55 Calories, 53.4g Fats, 9.2g Net Carbs, and 28.05g Protein.

Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl Calories Fats(g) Carbs(g) Fiber(g) Net Carbs(g) Protein(g)
2 (8-ounce) boneless mackerel fillets 461 31 0 0 0 42
1 ½ cups broccoli 82 1 11 7.7 3.3 5.6
½ small yellow onion 13 0.1 3 0.4 2.4 0.4
1 tablespoon butter 102 12 0 0 0 0.1
1/3 cup diced red bell pepper 13 0.1 3 0.5 2.5 0.4
2 small sun-dried tomatoes 10 0.1 2.2 0.5 1.7 0.6
1-ounce almonds 170 15 6 3.1 2.9 5.9
4 tablespoons mashed avocado 70 6.4 3.7 2.9 0.8 0.9
1 tablespoon grated ginger 5.5 0.1 1.2 0.1 1.1 0.1
1 tablespoon lemon juice 2.6 0 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.1
3 tablespoons olive oil 358 41 0 0 0 0
1 tablespoon coconut aminos 12 0 3 0 3 0
Totals 1299.1 106.8 33.9 15.3 18.4 56.1
Per Serving(/2) 649.55 53.4 16.95 7.65 9.2 28.05

Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl

This makes a total of 2 servings of Keto Crispy Ginger Mackerel Lunch Bowl. Each serving comes out to be 649.55 Calories, 53.4g Fats, 9.2g Net Carbs, and 28.05g Protein.

The Preparation

  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Lunch bowl:
  • 2 (8-ounce) boneless mackerel fillets
  • 1 ounce almonds
  • 1 ½ cups broccoli
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ½ small yellow onion
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 small sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons mashed avocado

The Execution

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper or foil. Mix together the grated ginger, lemon juice, olive oil, coconut aminos, and some salt and pepper. Rub half of the marinade on the mackerel fillets.
  2. Lay the fillets onto the baking tray with the skin side facing up. Roast for 12-15 minutes or until the skin is crispy.
  3. Spread the almonds out on a separate baking sheet. Roast for 5-6 minutes or until they brown. Take out of the oven and cool before chopping.
  4. Lightly steam the broccoli until it’s started to soften but isn’t mushy. Roughly chop it up.
  5. Preheat a pan over medium heat, then add the butter and allow it to melt. Fry the onions and peppers until they are soft.
  6. Add the broccoli and sun-dried tomatoes, then continue cooking until warmed through.
  7. Turn off the heat then mix in the rest of the dressing and roasted almonds. Serve with the avocado.

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