Peppered mackerel and red apple salad

Mackerel is a great source of omega 3 fatty acids, of which the important DHA is known to be essential for your heart health, vision and brain function. Here it is combined with apple and cucumber in a yogurt sauce and accompanied by baby new potatoes. A delicious lunch or simple supper.

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6 (160g) baby new potatoes
1 dessert spoon lemon juice
1 red apple, cored and sliced
50g, cucumber, quartered, and sliced
1 tbsp 0% Greek yogurt
1 tsp horseradish sauce
75g fillet of peppered mackerel, skin removed
30g baby spinach leaves


Calories: 359

No of servings: 1

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

This recipe is suitable for the following diets: Simple Solution (LCD). 


1. Boil or steam the new potatoes until just tender and allow to cool slightly.
2. Meanwhile place the lemon juice in a bowl, and stir in the apple slices to prevent them browning.
3. Lift out the apple pieces and stir in the yogurt and horseradish to make a dressing.
4. Add the cucumber, apple and fish to the sauce and stir to combine.
5. Cut the cooled potatoes into quarters.
6. Arrange the spinach on a plate and top with the potatoes and mackerel salad.


Serving suggestions: Substitute a pear for the apple, or use rocket leaves instead of spinach.

Storage: Once assembled the salad is not suitable for storage, but the apple, cucumber, fish and horseradish dressing can be kept refrigerated for 24 hours.

Nutritional Info

Energy kcal 359.00
Protein g 19.40
Carbohydrate g 31.30
Of which sugars g 16.80
Fat g 17.40
Of which saturates g 6.90
Fibre g 6.40
Sodium g 0.70
Salt g 1.80
Portions of vegetables 2