Enjoy flaky mackerel in salads, pastas and more with our collection of easy mackerel recipes.
This low-cook dinner idea uses just a kettle! Fluffy couscous is flavoured with parsley and lemon
Tender smoked mackerel flakes are the star of this simple pasta recipe, adding peppery notes to a warming bowl of spaghetti.
If you're trying to get more fish into your diet, try this wallet-friendly mackerel stir-fry recipe. Ready in just 25 mins, top gingery noodles and veg with a crispy mackerel fillet for a speedy midweek dinner idea.
Add a bit of vibrance and colour to those chilly evenings with this super salad
Golden Suffolk new potatoes are ideal for using in this rich, tangy potato salad
Ready in just 10 minutes steps, these mackerel stuffed pitta breads are the perfect speedy lunch for kids.
Mackerel fillets get an umami boost with the help of soy sauce and ginger for a light and vibrant barbecue main
Make the most of store cupboard ingredients with this mackerel pasta dish.
Ready in just 15 minutes, this nutritionally-rich is perfect as a satisfying lunch or a light dinner
This simple mackerel recipe is ready in just 30 mins for an easy dinner for two. Mackerel fillets are topped with a herby lemon breadcrumb to add plenty of flavour and crunch, whilst mashed cauliflower offers an alternative to potato.
Other flavours of smoked mackerel work equally well as this peppered version
Subtle Asian flavours work fantastically well with grilled mackerel. Marinate the fish for an hour in soy sauce, ginger and lemon for an easy, healthy midweek supper. Serve with rice and tenderstem broccoli.
Mackerel is an inexpensive fish that offers up bags of delicious flavour. Here its smokiness teams brilliantly with the creamy horseradish mash and the earthy taste of the Savoy cabbage, making it a winning combo.
A great starter or light main course, grilled mackerel fillets are served on a bed of watercress and lightly dressed sliced fennel and pear. Finish with a sprinkle of pumpkin seeds for an extra omega garnish.
One to add to your party food list, this mackerel pate will be a surefire hit with guests. So quick and easy to make, the smoked mackerel, yogurt and lemon are a simple but delicious mix that when served with oatcakes will score 10/10.
For this speedy lunch, pan-fried mackerel fillets are served with green beans and potatoes tossed in a mustard, lemon juice and olive oil dressing. The capers and spring onions add little bursts of flavour to this filling and wholesome dish.
This umami-forward recipe for crispy miso mackerel and Chinese-style noodles feels like a treat but couldn't be easier to make.
A simple, healthy and delicious breakfast recipe that takes no time to make. Mashing the eggs with the rosemary gives them a lovely, fresh, herby taste. Eggs are great alongside heart-healthy fish, like mackerel.
Great tasting and value meal for all the family from the cook smart series
Enjoy this crunchy and colourful salad with an oriental twist, perfect for summer lunches.
A seasonal kiwi salsa is the perfect accompaniment to smoked mackerel.
Simple pan-fried mackerel, served with a fresh and zesty chickpea salad makes a quick and tasty mid-week meal for two
If you're looking for a quick and easy fish supper, you can't go far wrong with this recipe for mackerel fillets cooked on a hot griddle pan.
This is the ultimate Christmas party platter – pairing shop-bought blinis and crostini with homemade pâtés and dips is a the ideal way to make a little effort go further
This crunchy fish gratin not only makes a quick and delicious weeknight supper but it’s healthy too.
With a rainbow of veg and fiery Mexican-flavours, this mackerel rice bowl with black beans, sweet potato and red pepper is ideal for brightening up family dinnertime
For an easy dairy-free dinner that's ready in under 30 minutes, try this colourful mackerel salad recipe with pickled red onion, tender courgettes and hearty butter beans
Make the most of the short British gooseberry season with this elegant summer salad recipe. Tangy fresh gooseberries are a delicious accompaniment to oily fish such as mackerel – plus the whole colourful salad is ready in just 30 minutes.
This Indian-inspired recipe for tikka masala mackerel is a healthy lunch option you can make in just 20 minutes. Fresh salsa brings out the best of the oily fish in what turns out to be a very pretty plate of food.
This thrifty recipe uses smoked mackerel, fresh filo pastry and a dollop of crème fraiche to create a savoury treat that feels of decadence, without any hard work. The tartlets can also be served as part of an afternoon tea or a brunch spread
Bring out the flavour of delicate, flaky mackerel with sweet and juicy oranges in a sophisticated starter that's ready in no time.
Enjoy this rich tasting fish at its simplest, with lemon slices and lovely herbs
Stick mackerel on the home menu the next time British weather permits. It cooks in moments and here, is served with a new potato, spring onion and rocket salad with a mediterranean-inspired caper, basil and lemon dressing.