Smoked mackerel kedgeree

Smoked mackerel kedgeree


  • Serves icon Serves 2
  • Time icon Less than 30 minutes

This super-quick cheat’s kedgeree tastes just as good as the original and takes only a fraction of the time. A great alternative dish for brunch.

If you have a little more time, try our traditional kedgeree recipe.



  • 1 tub of chilled pilau rice
  • 200g smoked mackerel
  • 50g butter
  • 4 sliced spring onions
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • Coriander leaves


  1.  Heat the tub of chilled pilau rice in the microwave according to the packet instructions.
  2.  Meanwhile, remove and discard the skin from 200g smoked mackerel, then flake the fish.
  3.  Melt 50g butter in a large pan, add 4 sliced spring onions and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the fish and hot rice, along with 2 peeled and quartered hard-boiled eggs. Season.
  4.  When piping hot, stir in some coriander leaves and divide between 2 plates.


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