Grilled Mackerel with Garlic, Lemon and Fennel

Servings: 4
Preparation time: 60-180 minutes
Active time: 30-40 minutes
Total time: 90-220 minutes

4 small or 2 large mackerel rinsed and patted dry
2 tsps coarsely ground fenel seeds
4 garlic cloves, quartered lengthwise
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, and an extra small lemon thinly sliced
freshly ground black pepper
fennel sprigs (optional)
extra-virgin olive oil


Preheat the broiler to maximum.