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POLL: Smoked Mackerel and Chive pate

Preparation time: 10 minutes. Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 200g smoked mackerel, skinned, boned and flaked
  • 125g low-fat soft cheese
  • 1 bunch of chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free vinaigrette
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Procedure 

  • Place the mackerel and cheese in a bowl and mash together well.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Alternatively mix all the ingredients together in a food processor or blender.
  • Spoon the mixture into 8 small individual serving dishes or 1 large serving dish or mold. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or up to 4 hours.
  • Serve the pate chilled with wholemeal toast if liked.

Or you could try

Using another omega 3-rich fish instead of mackerel in this recipe, such as canned (in water or brine), drained pilchards, salmon or tuna.

Nutritional tips

Of all the oily fish which are readily available, mackerel is the richest source of omega 3 fatty acids, so enjoy it in all its many forms – fresh, canned or smoked. It is also one of the least expensive oily fish.

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What do you think?

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Written by Bro Jeff

Geoffrey is the Director and Managing Partner of Solid Rock Solutions. He is also an articulate Article Writer as well as Web-Researcher. Website: https://solidrocksolutions.co.ke

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