Slimming World summer mackerel salad recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 15 min
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  • Meaty mackerel is perfectly complemented by the citrusy kick of orange segments.  This Slimming World recipe is healthy and light, making it a tasty and filling lunch or dinner salad.

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    • For the salad:
    • 4 x 150g plain mackerel fillets, skin on
    • 400g broccoli, trimmed
    • 12 radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced
    • 1 large orange, segmented
    • Large handful of mixed sprouts (such as alfalfa, radish etc)
    • 2 cooked beetroots, peeled and cut into 1.5cm dice
    • For the dressing:
    • Juice of 1 orange
    • 6tbsp fat free vinaigrette
    • 1 level tsp creamed horseradish
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


    • Preheat the grill to medium-hot. Place the mackerel fillets, skin side up, on the grill rack and cook under the grill for 10-12 minutes or until the skin is blackened and charred. Leave the fillets to cool, then remove and discard the skin and flake the flesh.

    • Meanwhile cook the broccoli in a large saucepan of lightly salted boiling water for 1-2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water, then drain again.

    • In a large flat platter, mix together the radishes, broccoli, orange segments and mixed sprouts.

    • Mix the dressing ingredients together and season well.

    • Arrange the flaked mackerel over the salad, scatter over the beetroot and pour over the dressing. Toss to mix well and serve immediately.


      Slimming World syns:

      Extra easy: 1/2

      Green: 17

      Original: 1/2

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