Easy Mackerel, Rocket and Potato Salad

This easy salad recipe is a great way of turning leftover potatoes and mackerel into a tasty meal

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  • Serves 2

  • Prep time 15 mins

  • Cooking time 20 mins

  • Total time 35 mins

  • Skill level Easy

  • Calories 786 per serving


  • 500g (1lb 2oz) Charlotte potatoes
  • 50ml (2fl oz) extra virgin olive oil
  • 25ml (1fl oz) red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • ½ lemon, zest & juice
  • 250g (9oz) peppered smoked mackerel, flaked
  • 2 tbsp capers, finely chopped
  • 50g (2 oz) wild rocket leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped


  1. Boil the potatoes for 15-20 minutes until tender. Meanwhile mix the oil, vinegar , mustard and lemon juice together.

  2. Drain the potatoes, halve and toss with the dressing. Season well and fold through the mackerel, capers and rocket. Scatter with the dill & lemon zest to serve.