Warm potato salad with smoked mackerel recipe

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This warm potato salad with smoked mackerel recipe is so easy to make. This 487 calorie fish salad recipe is delicious, easy and on the table in only 15 minutes!

warm potato salad with smoked mackerel recipe
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time13 mins
Total Time23 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories558 Kcal28%
Sugar12.0 g13%
Fat36.5 g52%
Saturated Fat7.1 g36%
Salt1.81 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein21.6 g43%
Carbohydrates36.7 g14%
Salt1.81 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Our easy and delicious warm potato salad with smoked mackerel recipe proves that salad doesn't have to be boring or drenched in calorific dressings to make it palatable.

This warm potato salad with smoked mackerel recipe is so easy to make. Potato salad is the best side dish for mackerel as it cuts through the saltiness of the smoked fish. Not only that this recipe is easy to make and on the table in only 15 minutes - great for a mid-week dinner! A portion of this warming salad works out at only 487 calories per portion. The tangy homemade dressing uses only two ingredients and will really add a depth of flavour to your plate. With a handful or two of sliced beetroot, you've got yourself one filling lunch or light summer dinner. The smoked mackerel salad will keep in the fridge for a couple of days so you can have leftovers for lunch too.


  • 300g (10oz) new potatoes, halved or cut into thick slices
  • About 150g (5oz) broccoli, cut into smallish florets
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar or wine vinegar
  • 1-2 teaspoons coarse-grain mustard
  • 4- 6 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3-4 cooked baby beetroot, quartered
  • 2 smoked mackerel fillets, total weight about 150g (5oz)




  1. Add the potatoes to a pan of boiling water and cook for 10 minutes, then add the broccoli florets and cook for 2-3 minutes
  2. Whisk the vinegar and mustard with the oil to make a dressing
  3. Drain the vegetables well, tip into a bowl and mix in the dressing to coat well
  4. Add the beetroot quarters and flaked mackerel
Jessica Dady
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Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies