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    Smoked mackerel linguine with crispy lemon crumbs

    • Preparation time: 20 minutes
    • Cooking time: 25 minutes
    • Total time: 45 minutes

    Serves: 4


    2 tbsp olive oil
    1 red onion, sliced
    400g courgettes, trimmed and cut into thin strips
    300g linguine
    230g pack Waitrose Boneless Hot Smoked Mackerel Fillets
    Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
    3 tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
    Small knob of butter
    4 tbsp Cooks’ Ingredients Fresh Breadcrumbs



    1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan and cook the onion for 5 minutes, stirring now and then. Add the courgette and sauté for 10-15 minutes until softened.

    2. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a pan of boiling water according to pack instructions. Skin and flake the mackerel.

    3. Stir the lemon zest and juice and the parsley into the onion and courgettes.

    4. Drain the pasta, return to the pan and add the courgette mix and fish. Toss and season. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil with the butter and, when sizzling, stir in the breadcrumbs with a pinch of salt. Toast until golden.

    5. Divide the pasta among 4 warmed bowls, top each with the crispy fried breadcrumbs and serve.


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