Lizzie’s Kitchen – Low Fat Smoked Mackerel Pate

Low Fat Smoked Mackerel Pate

Demonstration recipe by Lizzie Kennedy of Lizzie’s Kitchen at Signature Dish Cookery Theatre at Balmoral Show 2011

The easiest pate to make and really good for you – no cooking involved in this recipe so quick and delicious ………… perfect!

Mackerel is rich in omega 3 fatty acids and research indicates that diets high in omega 3 reduces the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure

Serve with Treacle Wheaten Bread (another recipe of Lizzie’s featured on the website)

© lizzie kennedy/lizzie’s kitchen 2011

Difficulty medium
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Main Ingredients
  • 1 pack of smoked mackerel fillet – plain or peppered
  • 3 –4 tablespoons Greek yoghurt
  • 1 small garlic clove – finely grated
  • 2 teaspoons horseradish sauce
  • ½ lemon – rind and juice
  • freshly ground black pepper (no need to add if using the peppered mackerel)
  • chopped chives

Main Instructions
  1. skin the mackerel and flake into a food processor
  2. add the other ingredients and whiz until smooth
  3. taste and adjust seasoning
  4. scrape into a serving bowl and chill until needed
  5. garnish with fresh lemon wedges and chopped chives (optional)
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