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Smoky mackerel fajitas

Smoky mackerel fajitas


Tinned mackerel makes these midweek fajitas really easy, not to mention tasty! They're great fun to put together

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 25 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1590kj 381kcal
  • Fat
    Med 26%
  • Saturates
    Med 22%
  • Sugar
    Low 10%
  • Salt
    Low 10%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 38g

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  • 1 tbsp Co-op olive oil, plus extrafor brushing
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 red and 1 yellow pepper, sliced
  • 1 tsp each paprika and ground cumin
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 2x 125g cans Co-op mackerel fillets in tomato sauce
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 30g Co-op cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 lime, ½ juiced, 1/2 cut into wedges
  • 8 Co-op mini wheat and white tortilla wraps
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • (Optional) Co-op smoky BBQ 10 minute marinade


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then cook the onion and peppers for 5-6 mins over a medium-high heat
  2. Add the paprika, cumin, garlic and oregano, cook for 1 minute, then add the mackerel. Gently toss everything together, then season
  3. While the filling is cooking, combine the avocado, tomatoes and half the lime juice, then season
  4. Heat a griddle or frying pan to medium-high and brush the tortilla wraps with the extra oil, then cook for 20-30 seconds on each side, until just golden
  5. Divide the filling between them, then top with the avocado mixture and a squeeze of lime juice
  6. Scatter over the coriander, then serve with lime wedges on the side

Optional: At step 2, add 1/2 a packet of Co-op smoky BBQ marinade instead of paprika, cumin and oregano.

1/2 a sachet of marinade contains:

  • 48kcal (2%)
  • 0.9g fat (1%)
  • 0.1g saturates (1%)
  • 5.7g sugars (6%)
  • 0.40g salt (7%)

% of an adult's reference intake. Typical values per 100g: Energy 501kj/119kcal