Hot Smoked Mackerel Salad


Hot smoked mackerel fillet with a hunk of buttery granary bread, watercress salad and horseradish sauce, finished with a twist of freshly milled black pepper.


5 mins prep + 1 min cook = 5 mins total; 1 serving @ 525 cals per serving.


  • 1 Hot smoked mackerel fillet
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/16 cucumber
  • Handful of watercress
  • 1 tbsp horseradish sauce
  • 1 slice of granary bread
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Black pepper


  1. Put the hot smoked mackerel fillet on a serving plate and microwave for 1 minute (or place under a grill for 2-3 minutes, turning half way through).
  2. Meanwhile, slice the cucumber and tomato; wash the watercress and butter the bread.
  3. Serve the warm mackerel fillet with the salad, bread and horseradish sauce before finishing with a twist or two of freshly milled black pepper and a splash of balsamic on the salad.

Foodwitch Factoid:

Smoked mackerel is packed full of Omega 3 and 6, the helpful fatty acids that break down the bad fats. This meal counts towards one of your 1-2 portions of oily fish per week that health professionals recommended you should eat to maintain a healthy heart.