Mary's smoked mackerel pate

Mary's smoked mackerel pate


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About this recipe: I make this mackerel pate as a dip with crackers, when I have guests. It keeps them satisfied and gives me time to finish the main dish.

Mrs. Mary Hunt

Serves: 8 

  • 2 to 3 smoked mackerel
  • 1 pinch ground mace
  • 85g (3 oz) well creamed butter
  • 225g (½ lb) curd cheese
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • a little lemon juice or 1 to 2 drops hot sauce
  • melted butter to cover

Prep:20min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Remove skin and bones and pound mackerel and mace to a smooth paste.
  2. Work in butter and curd cheese and season with pepper, lemon juice or hot sauce to taste.
  3. Fill in a container and cover with melted butter.

Make ahead:

The pate freezes well.

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