Mackerel recipes

Mackerel is one of our favourite types of oily fish and it tastes great griddled, baked, smoked or in a pâté. Try mackerel for breakfast in baked eggs or in fishcakes for dinner.

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Smoked haddock and mackerel fish pie

Fish pie recipes

Smoked haddock and mackerel fish pie

Here’s a surefire crowd pleaser: this fish pie is made with smoked mackerel, smoked haddock...

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Smoked mackerel, pea and spinach frittata

Mackerel recipes

Smoked mackerel, pea and spinach frittata

For a speedy 30 minute recipe which is different from the rest, have a go...

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Grilled mackerel with herb yogurt and pearl barley

Mackerel recipes

Grilled mackerel with herb yogurt and pearl barley

Great-tasting and fuss-free, this grilled mackerel with herby yogurt and pearl barley makes a delicious...

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Mackerel with potato hash

Mackerel recipes

Mackerel with potato hash

Use mackerel in this speedy midweek hash and you won’t be disappointed. Mackerel is an...

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Grilled mackerel with tomato and preserved lemon salad

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Grilled mackerel with tomato and preserved lemon salad

Get your oily fish quota in this quick, zingy dish, which savvily uses frozen mackerel....

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Mackerel pâté with quick-pickled radishes and Hoxton Bakehouse stoneground spelt loaf

Make-ahead Christmas starters

Mackerel pâté with quick-pickled radishes and Hoxton Bakehouse...

Homemade mackerel paté is an easy but impressive starter, that takes very little time to...

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Speedy mackerel pâté

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Speedy mackerel pâté

Serve up this elegant yet speedy starter at your next dinner party. It’s so tasty...

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Tomato and basil mackerel bake

February seasonal food

Tomato and basil mackerel bake

Add this pasta bake to your weeknight repetoire for an easy, cheesy and hearty meal...

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Persian-style herby citrus mackerel salad

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Persian-style herby citrus mackerel salad

This light and flavoursome mackerel salad uses fresh herbs, zesty oranges and sweet pomegranate molasses...

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Mackerel and kale puff pastry tart

February seasonal food

Mackerel and kale puff pastry tart

Yes – it is possible to enjoy an elegant, savoury tart with a flaky puff...

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Speedy smoked mackerel and tomato pasta

Healthy family meals

Speedy smoked mackerel and tomato pasta

“This small serving of mackerel gives almost 5mcg of vitamin D, which represents half the...

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Pan-fried mackerel fillets with pear and pomegranate slaw

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Pan-fried mackerel fillets with pear and pomegranate slaw

Mackerel is a great oily fish, full of omega-3, to incorporate into your diet. Paired...

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Spicy tomato and mackerel pasta

Budget pasta recipes

Spicy tomato and mackerel pasta

Stir smoked mackerel fillets and tagliatelle into spicy tomato sauce for a quick satisfying midweek...

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Teriyaki mackerel skewers

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Teriyaki mackerel skewers

Fire up the coals and impress guests with these easy-to-make mackerel skewers – perfect to serve...

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Grilled mackerel, grapefruit and pesto freekeh salad

Mackerel recipes

Grilled mackerel, grapefruit and pesto freekeh salad

The combination of crispy grilled mackerel, sharp grapefruit and the nutty flavour of freekeh, all...

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Oat-crusted mackerel and horseradish fishcakes with herby crème fraîche

Healthy family meals

Oat-crusted mackerel and horseradish fishcakes with herby crème...

Replacing some of the breadcrumbs with oats gives these fishcakes a secret weapon. Oats have...

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Grilled mackerel with green bean, olive and tomato pesto salad

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Grilled mackerel with green bean, olive and tomato...

Enjoy a fuss free light supper with this grilled mackerel and Italian salad recipe.

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Smoked mackerel pâté with rainbow pickles

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Smoked mackerel pâté with rainbow pickles

Pâté is a great make-ahead starter for a Sunday lunch or dinner with friends. Alternatively...

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Pan-seared mackerel with radish, apple & watercress salad and salsa verde

Pan-seared mackerel with radish, apple & watercress salad...

Sophie Mitchell’s healthy salad recipe uses mackerel, a budget-friendly and healthy fish, to create a...

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Mackerel and beetroot salad

Mackerel recipes

Mackerel and beetroot salad

John Whaite’s interesting combination of sweet beetroot and strong, oily fish really works –  try...

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Smoked mackerel and quick-pickled shallot toasts

Mackerel recipes

Smoked mackerel and quick-pickled shallot toasts

These canapé toasts make a change from smoked salmon blinis which are so often served...

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Smoked mackerel and spinach baked eggs

Lower-calorie mains

Smoked mackerel and spinach baked eggs

Rich in omega-3 from smoked mackerel, this brain food recipe is a great midweek supper...

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Grilled mackerel with orange and basil-dressed pepper salad

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Grilled mackerel with orange and basil-dressed pepper salad

Omega 3-rich fresh mackerel pairs perfectly with zingy orange and sweet peppers in this 20-minute...

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Chilled tomato soup with grilled mackerel

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Chilled tomato soup with grilled mackerel

Michel Roux Jr’s recipe for chilled tomato soup with grilled mackerel makes a wonderful summertime...

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