Mackerel Orange and Parsley Salad Recipe

At times our taste buds tickle us for something new to try and this prompts us looking for recipes in books, shows and over the internet to satisfy that craving. Do you want something special that tastes wonderful yet is easy to make?

Mackerel, Orange and Parsley salad might just be the perfect answer with a flavor that makes you wonder ‘ could life get any better ?? ” Yes! that good. The salad could absolutely be the highlight of your meal with its ravishing colors and exciting content. It is so fulfilling it can qualify as lunch or afternoon meal for those who like to eat light at these times. Here is our detailed but easy recipe that will teach you step by step how to master this dish and become a star among the diners.

Serving size: 4 person
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Utensils needed: Mixing bowl, knife, salad bowl, spoon


– two smoked mackerel fillets
– 1 fresh orange
– 1 small red onion
– 12 olives
– 20g parsley, only tender stem parts
– Lemon Juice (1 lemon)
– 1 tablespoon olive
– Salt and pepper to season (freshly ground pepper tastes best and has a wonderful aroma)


  • 1

    Skin the mackerel and break in into large chunks. Squeeze the orange over it removing any seeds that come in the way.

  • 2

    Slice the onion thinly. You can either halve the olives or slice them into smaller pieces. Add the onions and olives to the mackerel. Tear off the parsley leaves from the harder sprigs and add the tender parts to the mackerel mixture.

  • 3

    Toss all the ingredients well. Now pour in the orange juice and the olive oil and mix well. You can increase the juice quantity according to how tangy you want it to be. Now season with salt and pepper.

  • 4

    The salad is ready. It tastes best with brown bread.

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