Mackerel with peppers and potato salad

Mackerel with peppers and smashed potato salad

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By , 16 March 2017

(51 votes)

Mackerel with peppers and smashed potato salad
  • 30 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: £1.74 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 445g serving contains
  • Energy

    2178KJ

    521KCAL

    26%
  • Fat

    28.9g

    high

    41%
  • Saturates

    5.8g

    low

    29%
  • Sugars

    6.2g

    low

    7%
  • Salt

    0.58g

    low

    10%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 490kJ/117kcal.
Ingredients
  • 700g baby potatoes
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • A few basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 red peppers, halved and deseeded
  • 4 Fishmonger’s Selection Mackerel Fillets
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ x 70g bag strong wild rocket
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6.

  • Put the baby potatoes in a pan of cold water, bring to the boil and simmer for 20-25 mins until soft. Drain well, return to the pan and toss in the lemon juice, basil and 1tbsp of the oil. Season with black pepper. Use the back of a fork to crush the potatoes.

  • Meanwhile, put the peppers on a baking tray, drizzle with ½tbsp oil and season with black pepper. Roast in the oven for 20 mins until soft and slightly charred. Cut into strips and add to the potatoes.

  • Place the mackerel on a foil-lined baking tray, drizzle with the remaining oil, rub with the garlic and lemon zest and season with black pepper.

  • Cook in the oven for 8 mins until the flesh is opaque and flakes easily. Serve with the peppers and potato salad and rocket.