Warm Smoked Mackerel and New Potato Salad


750g essential Waitrose new potatoes, quartered

3 tbsp Waitrose mustard and honey dressing

2 tsp extra virgin olive oil

50g wild rocket

300g essential Waitrose hot smoked mackerel

1 shallot, finely chopped

2 tbsp snipped chives



1. Put the potatoes in a pan and cover with boiling water. Simmer for 10–12 minutes until tender, then drain. Stir in the mustard and honey dressing and leave to cool for 5 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, toss the olive oil with the rocket, then season and divide between 4 plates.

3. Skin the mackerel, break into large flakes and stir into the potatoes with the shallot and chives. Add to the rocket and serve.


  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1991.584kJ
Fat 31.0g
Saturated Fat 5.9g
Carbohydrate 34.0g
Sugars 6.0g
Salt 1.6g

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This recipe was first published in Sun May 01 11:59:00 BST 2011.