Food & Craft

Smoked Mackerel Pâté

  • Peppered smoked mackerel adds a different twistPeppered smoked mackerel adds a different twist
  • Flaked fish and yoghurtFlaked fish and yoghurt
  • Use a decent horseradish sauce, even better make your ownUse a decent horseradish sauce, even better make your own
  • Mix well before chillingMix well before chilling
  • Finished smoked mackerel pate with a twist of lemonFinished smoked mackerel pate with a twist of lemon

Ingredients

  • 8oz smoked mackerel
  • 5oz greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tsp horseradish sauce
  • 2 tsp chopped parsley
  • Black pepper to taste

This is a lovely fresh pâté and very easy to make. It's made a bit more interesting by the horseradish sauce - buy the best quality you can afford, or even better make your own. This makes enough to serve about 6 people.

Prep: 10 mins Cook: Serves: 6

Instructions

  1. Remove the skin and bones from fish and flake.

  2. Add all the other ingredients and mix until well blended.

  3. Spoon into ramekins, cover with cling film and chill until required.

Eat smothered on hot toast.

Further Reading

Flour Water Salt Yeast

Flour Water Salt Yeast Ken Forkish

Bread Matters: Why and How to Make Your Own

Bread Matters: Why and How to Make Your Own Andrew Whitley

Soup for All Occasions

Soup for All Occasions New Covent Garden Soup Company

Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient with Recipes

Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient with Recipes Jennifer McLagan

River Cottage Veg Every Day!

River Cottage Veg Every Day! Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Comments

markcott

Thursday 17 November, 2011 at 5:50pm

Just worked out how to print off the recipes, going to give the Mushroom soup and the Pate a try this weekend.

Dan

Thursday 17 November, 2011 at 7:32pm

Let us know how you get on! (I need to improve the printing from the site, it's on the to-do list.)

jane

Tuesday 22 November, 2011 at 6:33pm

i discovered the lentil soup last week and tried it. it was so easy to make and most importantly nice and cheap, i am going to try the mackerel pate next week when i get my jobseekers money. many thanks and keep up the good work

markcott

Thursday 24 November, 2011 at 6:23pm

Made the Pate, thought I would surprise my wife with it, surprised her alright, I put 3 tablespoons of Horseradish (and a bit for luck) instead of 3 teaspoons but it still tastes ok, going to try again this weekend, under supervision of course!!

Dan

Thursday 24 November, 2011 at 7:21pm

LOL, that would certainly have a kick!

I made venison liver pâté last week, will add the recipe to the site over the weekend in case you fancy something a bit meatier.

markcott

Tuesday 29 November, 2011 at 5:13pm

Hi Dan, finished the pate with the extra horseradish, your right it did have a bit of a kick, my b-m feels like a dragons nostril.

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