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Smoked Mackerel Pate

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Ingredients
  Smoked mackerel 2 Medium
  Sour cream 5 Fluid Ounce (150 Milliliter)
  Cottage cheese 4 Ounce (110 Gram)
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Salt To Taste
  Lemon 1 , cut into wedges (For Garnish)
  Watercress 1 Bunch (100 gm) (For Garnish)
  Cayenne pepper 2 Pinch (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Using a sharp knife skin the mackerel, removing the flesh off the bones (if filleted already, simple scrape off flesh)

MAKING
2) Into a blender, add the fish and pulse to flake it
3) Then add the cottage cheese and lemon juice and sour cream and blend till smooth
4) Stir the mixture to blend evenly
5) Put the mixture into a bowl
6) Add salt, pepper, nutmeg (and lemon juice if required only)
7) Into individual ramekins, pack the fish pate, cover with foil and refrigerate for at least 2 hours

SERVING
8) Remove the foil, sprinkle cayenne pepper
9) Serve with watercress and lemon wedges with some buttered toast

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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