Mackerel pâté with horseradish

Mackerel pâté with horseradish

Category: Main meal, Starter/snack | Serves: 2 as a snack or light lunch (or 4 as a starter)

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: N/A


115g (4oz) cold cooked (skinless) mackerel fillet (see Cook’s Tips)

3 tbsp low-fat soft cheese (3% fat)

1½ tsp hot horseradish sauce

½ tsp finely grated lemon zest

1 tbsp snipped fresh chives

Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Crusty baguette slices (or gluten-free alternative), watercress or rocket leaves and lemon wedges, to serve

  1. Flake mackerel into a bowl. Add soft cheese and horseradish sauce; mash together.
  2. Add lemon zest, chives and black pepper; mix well.
  3. Serve mackerel pâté with baguette slices, watercress or rocket leaves and lemon wedges alongside.Mackerel pâté with horseradish

Cook’s tips

  • Cooked fresh or canned (in water, drained and flaked) mackerel fillets can be used for this recipe.
  • This pâté makes a tasty sandwich filling, or try it with oatcakes and vegetable sticks for a packed lunch or picnic.

Nutritional information

Mackerel pâté with horseradish nutritional information