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Smoked Mackerel Lemon & Herb Pate

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: Chilling time - 1hr

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Serves 8

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  • 250g smoked mackerel, flaked
  • 200g cream cheese (full fat)
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1-2 tblsp creamed horseradish
  • 2tblsp chopped parsley
  • 2tblsp chopped chives


  1. Blend smoked mackerel, cheese, lemon juice and zest with a fork or in a food processor

  2. Stir in herbs and horseradish

  3. Chill until ready to serve, with slices of whole-grain toast and wedges of lemon

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29th Dec, 2014
This is an absolutely excellent recipe. I have served it at several dinner parties and at least one person always asks for the recipe. Personally I prefer to use a fork rather than a blender to blend the main ingredients as this gives a more textured result.
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