|Energy (Kcal) 343|
|Saturated Fat 4.1g||20%|
|Total Sugars 3.2g||4%|
Thickly slice the potatoes and place in a pan. Cover with boiling water from the kettle, return to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are just tender.
While the potatoes cook, remove the skin from the mackerel and discard. Break the flesh into bite sized pieces and place in a large bowl.
Halve the cucumber and use a teaspoon to scoop out the seeds. Finely chop the cucumber flesh and add to the bowl. Add the lemon zest and juice and chives to the bowl and mix well.
Drain the potatoes in a colander, then add to the bowl and mix everything together. Season to taste. Serve with a crisp watercress salad.
650g Salad potatoes
250g smoked peppered mackerel fillets
finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
3tbsp snipped fresh chives
Boulangère potatoes are delicious with steak. Thinly sliced smooth potatoes, such as Desiree are slowly baked until they are golden on top and soft below
Serious flavours and colours make this an impressive dish to serve for brunch with friends - give it a go!
For a luxurious version this dish could be made with Dover sole, shrimps, truffles and Parmesan, but in wartime often it was made with substitutes. This modern take on the recipe uses sole, prawns and Cheddar.
Here's a great idea for you to use up any leftovers that you may have from your Sunday lunch, or indeed any midweek roasts that you have conjured up!
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