Celeriac remoulade with smoked fish

Celeriac remoulade with smoked fish
  • Serves icon Serves 8
  • Time icon Ready in 45 minutes

This recipe for celeriac remoulade with smoked fish is a low-fat, low-carb starter with a kick.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
222kcals
Fat
16.8g (3.1g saturated)
Protein
10.2g
Carbohydrates
7.5g (5.5g sugar)
Salt
1.2g
Calories
222kcals
Fat
16.8g (3.1g saturated)
Protein
10.2g
Carbohydrates
7.5g (5.5g sugar)
Salt
1.2g

Ingredients

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard, to taste
  • 75ml groundnut oil
  • 75ml light olive oil
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar, to taste
  • 650g celeriac
  • 1 lemon, halved, plus extra lemon wedges, to serve
  • 2 tart tawny-coloured or red apples 1½ tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 75g freshly grated horseradish (or 3 tbsp hot horseradish from a jar)
  • 1½ tsp caster sugar, to taste
  • 300g smoked trout or mackerel

Method

  1. Put the egg yolk in a large bowl with the mustard and some salt and black pepper. Little by little, add to the oils, beating as you go, either with a wooden spoon or an electric whisk. Don’t add more oil until the previous lot has been incorporated and the mayonnaise has thickened. Add 1 tablespoon of the vinegar and season with salt and black pepper.
  2. Peel the celeriac and cut into matchsticks, dropping these into acidulated water (add the juice of 1/2 lemon to a bowl of water) as you go – this stops the celeriac discolouring. (You could do this on a mandolin or in a food processor on the shredding blade.) Halve and core the apples and thinly slice. Put immediately into a bowl, squeeze over the remaining lemon half and toss together.
  3. Drain the celeriac well. Add to the mayonnaise, with the apple, dill and two-thirds of the horseradish and stir. Add the sugar and remaining vinegar. Taste, adding more mustard, salt, sugar or vinegar, if necessary.
  4. Divide the remoulade and smoked fish between 8 plates. Sprinkle with the remaining horseradish and serve with lemon wedges.

delicious. tips

  1. You can make the mayonnaise in step 1 a day ahead.

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