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Mackerel Pate With Wholemeal Melba Toasts

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Ingredients
  Mackerel fillets 4 Ounce, skinless and smoked (100 Gram)
  Low fat natural fromage frais 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Wholemeal bread slices 4
  Lemon slices 4 (For Garnish)
  Parsley sprigs 1 (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Remove the bones from mackarel, if any.
2) In a small bowl, place the fish.

MAKING
3) With a fork, mash the mackerel then mix in the fromage frais and lemon juice.
4) Season well with pepper.
5) In 4 small ramekins, divide the pate.
6) Cover the ramekins and refrigerate until ready to serve.
7) Remove the crusts from the bread for the preparation of melba toast..
8) Toast the slices on both sides then horizontally split the slices through the centre (the untoasted part).
9) Cut each piece in half diagonally and toast the uncooked surface until crisp and brown.
10) Store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

SERVING
11) Garnish the pate with sprigs of parsley and lemon slices.
12) Serve th mackarel pate with the Melba toast.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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