Smoked Mackerel Salad 4, With Corn Or Beans
Smoked Mackerel Salad 4, with Corn
This is an easy dish to make, specially when you are in a hurry. It tastes better with peppered smoked mackerel. If you have only plain one available, add a good helping (one teaspoon) of coarsely ground pepper. Amounts are approximate only and depends on your choice. Serves 2-3
Edited November 2017
150 gm. peppered smoked mackerel fillets. Tinned mackerel in oil/brine is also nice (drain the oil/brine off)
2-3 tbsp. finely chopped red onion (optional)
1 fresh green/red chilli, finely sliced (optional) or a little Tabasco chilli sauce
1 small tin of corn kernels, approximately 4 tbsp. You can used similar amount of any tinned or frozen beans like cannelloni, black or bartolli beans. See last picture.
Dressing 1, picture 1:
A mix of Salad cream and mayonnaise (2 tbsp. each). You can add a little tomato ketchup too.
Coarsely ground black pepper
Salt to taste, remember fish and sauces are all salted
Chopped green or red chilli (optional)
Dressing 2, picture 2 (Vinaigrette):
2-3 tbsp. wine vinegar or light balsamic vinegar or any other good vinegar
1/3 tsp. salt (to taste)
1 tsp. wholegrain, made mustard
Any dry or fresh herbs of choice or mixed dry herbs
1/2 tbsp. whole 1 tsp. olive oil of good quality (there is enough oil in the fish)
Dressing 3, picture 3 and 4
2 tbsp. each of salad cream
2 tbsp. mayonnaise
1 tsp., or more, chilli sauce of choice
Juice of half a lemon
Picture 5; Corn and Tuna salad served as a filling in Yorkshire Pudding with Mackerel or Haddock or Salmon Salad Filling
You can use any other dressing of choice
Remove skin from mackerel fillets and flake it roughly into small pieces.
Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Serve with pieces of toast or small pitta bread or use as a sandwich filling.
It can also be served on a bed of finely shredded lettuce or on a bed of rocket leaves.
You can also serve it filled in vol-au-vent cases or cooked Yorkshire Pudding , see picture. This quantity is enough to fill 6 cases.
Also see Salad Selection.