Smoked Mackerel Salad with Beetroot & Horseradish Dressing

 

The restaurant trick of giving the same ingredient a couple of treatments turns a simple dish into an impressive starter

What you will need

150g bag baby salad leaves

300g/10oz pack smoked mackerel fillets, skinned and flaked Mackerel Mackerel is a firm-fleshed, torpedo-shaped sea fish. Whole mackerel weigh in around 10-12oz (…

4 tbsp horseradish cream

3 small shallots, finely sliced into rings Shallot shal-lot Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

4 tbsp red wine vinegar

4 cooked, peeled beetroot, 2 finely diced, 2 sliced into 18 slices Beetroot beat-root A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

8 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

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