Smoked mackerel dip

Smoked mackerel dip

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No cook

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Serves 2

A tasty dip that you can keep in the fridge for a quick snack, full of omega-3's

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  • Easily doubled / halved
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  • 250g smoked mackerel fillets, skinned and finely flaked
  • 142ml tub soured cream
  • bunch spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 4 tsp horseradish
  • selection of crunchy raw vegetable, to serve

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In a mixing bowl, stir the smoked mackerel, soured cream and spring onions together to make a textured dip, then stir in the Make a batch of this simple, healthy dip and keep it in the fridge for whenever you want a quick bite horseradish. Spoon into a serving bowl and serve with sticks of raw veg for dipping. Can be chilled for up to 3 days.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2007

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mozzarella-pearl's picture

Add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and cracked black pepper - was fantastic as a dip and on toast!

kuljit1's picture

When i was in year 5 (i am in year 7 now) a fish lady came to our school. And at the end of our session with her she gave us a small amount of the dip 1 mini carrot and 1 mini bread stick and i thought it was great my m8 did not like hers so i had it. Ever since then i have wanted to make it so 2morrow i am gonna make it hopfully it will be
Wish me the best of luck!!!

mrsboom's picture
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Definitely benefitted from a squeeze of lemon juice and swapped the soured cream with no fat Greek yoghurt. Then used it to fill toasted pita bread with plenty of watercress. Yummy.

mummachief's picture
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I used smoked peppered Mackerel instead of just smoked and added a bit of freshly squeezed lemon juice and extra pepper. Instead of soured cream I used half fat creme fresh. I served some on some rye crackers. Tomorrow I shall take it to work in a ciabatta with a green leaf salad.

marionkozlen's picture

I do a lot of cooking, but cannot eat dairy (except goat cheese) following E.Coli infection. It would be great to have ideas on making stuff like this which is lactose-free.....

entwistles's picture
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Made this ages ago and loved it. So did the kids.

lucyaitchison's picture

Enjoyed this as a spread on crisp bread. Used low fat greek yogurt instead as that was all I had. Will be making again.

mjpenhaligon's picture

Enjoyed this as a lunch time snack at work but preferred the recipe made with creme fraiche