Smoked Mackerel and Apple Salad Recipe

An interesting mix of Mackerel with cheery red apple bites makes this salad a delicacy to be truly enjoyed. This easy Smoked Mackerel and Apple Salad recipe is prepared in just half an hour, bursting with health benefits.

The mackerel here is known to regulate hormone levels and reduce blood cholesterol which makes it a beneficial meal for people suffering from high cholesterol.

Apple does not need a detailed introducing. From whiter teeth to reduced risks of cancer, this fruit has greatly served us humans. Not to forget its great taste. Both these ingredients are arranged on an attractive bed of salad greens with boiled egg and make a light meal.

You can also serve it as a side dish. As a starter, it is going to set the expectations very high for the rest of the dishes. Our step by step guide has the complete recipe.

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Serving size: 4 person
Utensils needed: Saucepan, small mixing bowl, large salad platter (or four small individual plates)


– 3 eggs
– 200g bag of crispy leaf salad
– 350g smoked mackerel
– 1 chopped red apple
– 2 tsp lemon juice
– 6 tbsp good-quality salad cream
– 2 tsp lemon juice
– Freshly ground black pepper to season (according to preference)


  • 1

    Boil the three eggs in the saucepan for around ten minutes. Drain the hot water and let the eggs cool down. You can place them in a pot of cold water.

  • 2

    Pick a salad platter and nicely arrange the salad leaves on it.

  • 3

    Break the smoked mackerel into bite sized pieces and top them up on the platter over the salad leaves.

  • 4

    Add the red apples to the platter now. Drizzle the 2 tablespoon of lemon juice all over and toss lightly.

  • 5

    Peel the eggs and quarter them. Arrange these over the salad.

  • 6

    In a small bowl, mix the salad cream with the remaining lemon juice. Drizzle this solution over the salad.

  • 7

    Season with freshly ground black pepper in the end. Serve immediately.

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