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Easy smoked mackerel pate

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Easy smoked mackerel pate
Easy smoked mackerel pate
  • Serves: 2-4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

There is nothing simpler or tastier to make than this easy smoked mackerel pate. It makes a fabulous starter to share with friends or makes a very satisfying lunch. Its delicious spread on crispy crackers or toast or just with crusty bread and a salad. If liked, you can pep this up with a little cayenne pepper too. Smoked mackerel fillets are inexpensive and easily available from your local supermarkets - try not to use the peppered filets as they may be too strongly flavoured.

Ingredients

  • 1 whole smoked mackerel or 2 fillets
  • 300g full-fat soft cheese
  • Juice of a lemon

If liked you can use crme fraiche instead of soft cheese, the pate will be a little softer in texture but just as nice.

Method

  1. Remove the skin and any bones from the fish and place in a food processor with the cheese and blend until smooth.
  2. Add the lemon juice and a little black pepper to taste and blend again. Serve in scoops with toast

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