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Pan Fried Mackerel With Cucumber Radish And Dill Salad


  • 1 Knob of Butter
  • 4 Fillets of lovely fresh mackerel
  • 2-3 Radish’s
  • ¼ Cucumber
  • A little hand full of dill
  • 1 tsp of nice vinegar
  • 3 tsp of good extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Lemon juice and a little extra chopped dill
  • 4-6 leaves of lettuce
Pan Fried Mackerel With Cucumber Radish And Dill Salad


  • Start by slicing the radish’s thinly. Half the piece of cucumber lengthways and de seed. Thinly slice at an angle.
  • Chop the little handful of dill and keep back a pinch until later.
  • Mix the sliced cucumber, radish and chopped dill in a bowl with the olive oil and vinegar and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a hot frying pan until it foams and then add the mackerel filets flesh side down.
  • Fry until nicely browned (Approx. 5 mins) then turn over and fry for another 2-3 minutes. 
  • Remove to a plate.
  • Place a couple of leaves of lettuce on the plate beside the mackerel and spoon some of the cucumber salad on top.
  • Squeeze a little lemon juice into the frying pan and add the saved dill. Spoon over the mackerel.
  • Serve and enjoy!