Grilled mackerel with apple and radish salad

Grilled mackerel with apple and radish salad
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands-on time 15 min

This healthy dish lunch is packed with omega-3 rich mackerel and walnuts, Jersey Royal potatoes, crisp apple and radishes to make a filling warm salad.

Check out our mackerel recipes for dozens more ways to get your oily fish fix, or why not try our omega-3 rich heritage beetroot and candied walnut salad?

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
500kcals
Fat
36.6g (5.6g saturated)
Protein
22g
Carbohydrates
18.5g (7.8g sugars)
Fibre
4.2g
Salt
0.5g
Calories
500kcals
Fat
36.6g (5.6g saturated)
Protein
22g
Carbohydrates
18.5g (7.8g sugars)
Fibre
4.2g
Salt
0.5g

Ingredients

  • 200g jersey royals (or other skin-on new potatoes for extra fibre), scrubbed
  • 1 green apple, cut into quarters and finely sliced
  • 8 radishes, finely sliced
  • ½ kohlrabi (or use more radish and apple), finely sliced into matchsticks
  • Juice ½ lemon
  • 4 sustainable fresh mackerel fillets
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil (or olive oil)
  • 4 tbsp avocado mayonnaise (from health food shops and delis, or use olive oil-based mayo)
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped dill, plus extra to scatter
  • Large handful walnut halves, lightly toasted in a dry pan, then coarsely chopped
  • ½ tbsp cider vinegar

Method

  1. Simmer the jersey royals (or other new potatoes) in a pan of cold water for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, toss the sliced apple, radishes and kohlrabi in the lemon juice to prevent them from discolouring.
  3. Heat the grill or a ridged griddle pan to medium-high. Brush the mackerel all over with the avocado oil, then grill for 3-4 minutes, skin-side up, under the grill (or skin side down in a griddle pan) until the fish is cooked through and the skin is crisp.
  4. When cool enough to handle, slice any larger potatoes, then combine them all with the apple, radishes and kohlrabi, along with the mayonnaise, chopped herbs, walnuts and cider vinegar. Season with black pepper, then serve with the mackerel, scattered with more dill.  

delicious. tips

  1. Know-how: Walnuts are a good source of omega-3s, plus other vitamins and minerals needed to support healthy brain function, boost mood and maintain a healthy gut.

Recipe By

Jen Bedloe

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