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Smoked Mackerel Pate   CD  10mins plus chilling

Serves 4      Cold  Fish   Hors d'oeuvre Starter   Appetizer   Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless



350g/12oz Smoked Mackerel

100g/4oz Softened Butter

2 tbsp Lemon Juice

1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup (check ingredients)

Salt and Black Pepper

A pinch of Cayenne Pepper




1. Flake the fish into a large mixing bowl, removing any skin and bones as you go. Pound with a wooden spoon until fairly smooth.


2. Beat in the remaining ingredients and mix well.


3. Transfer to a serving dish, pressing the mixture down firmly. Cover with Clingfilm and chill until ready to use. Serve with toast.



A quick and easy starter which can be made in advance. Suitable at Christmas and Easter.




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