Peppered smoked mackerel pâté

Peppered smoked mackerel pâté


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About this recipe: A fantastically easy fish pâté that's also really cheap. Makes a great appetiser for parties. Serve with oatcakes. Serves 4 to 6 as a starter.

Serves: 4 

  • 200 to 250g peppered smoked mackerel
  • 1 tablespoon plain yoghurt
  • 50g cream cheese
  • 25g horseradish sauce
  • black pepper, to taste
  • juice of 1/4 lemon

Prep:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

  1. Remove the skin from fish, and flake roughly into a food processor. Add all other ingredients and blend till smooth. Taste test and adjust seasoning if desired. Spoon into a small dish, or individual ramekins and leave in the fridge to firm up, about 1 hour, before serving.


If you are unable to find peppered mackerel, use plain. Be sure to add lots of extra pepper in this case.

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This is the most delicious mackerel pate I've ever made! - 14 Feb 2016

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