Mackerel Pate with Green Apple and Rye Toasts

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Irish Mackerel is amongst the best in the world and probably the best value for money too. This pâté recipe is such a simple recipe to make and is very versatile as a snack or starter.  

8 people 4 minutes 10 minutes


  • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  • 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • 100 g Cream Cheese
  • 100 g Greek Yoghurt
  • 3 tsp Horseradish (creamed)
  • 1 - Lemon juice only
  • 4 slices Rye Bread
  • 1 drop SuperValu Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 8 - SuperValu Fresh Parsley leaves
  • 1 - SuperValu Granny Smith Apples or any green apple
  • 3 fillets SuperValu Smoked Mackerel


1. Thinly slice the apple and place in a bowl with half the lemon juice and 300ml ice-cold water. Place the bowl in the fridge until needed.

2. Peel the skin off the mackerel and check for bones. Place two and a half mackerel fillets into a food processor together with the remaining lemon juice and the cream cheese, yogurt, parsley, horseradish, cayenne and black pepper. Blend for 2 minutes, until a smooth paste is formed.

3. Place the pâté in a serving bowl and stir in small flakes of the remaining mackerel fillet to add more texture.

4. Brush the rye bread with a little olive oil, then cut into fingers and toast under a medium grill for 4 minutes on each side.

5. Serve the pâté with the sliced apple and toasted rye bread.

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