Mackerel and Radish Salad

Mackerel and Radish Salad
Ever considered having Mackerel and Radish? Here is a tasty recipe from Tom Kitchin which takes no time at all to put together.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Serves: 4


4 Mackerel Fillets
30 Radishes
Virgin olive oil for frying and drizzling
Herbs of your choice


Clean the radishes in ice water and slice thinly using a mandolin.

Check the mackerel fillets for pin bones, removing any you find with kitchen tweezers.

Heat virgin olive oil in a heavy-based wide pan. When hot place the mackerel fillets skin side down in the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then turn the fillets and cook for a further minute.

Chop the mackerel into small neat dice.

To serve

Spoon the mackerel into round moulds on the plate. Neatly place the chopped radish on top, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with your choice of herbs.

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