Grilled Mackerel with Potato & Yoghurt Salad

A simple grilled mackerel with yoghurt potato and herb salad and a green spinach dressing.


450g FAGE Total 2%

750g new potatoes (Use Jersey Royals when in season)

1 red onion, diced

15ml lemon juice

½ bunch parsley, chopped

½ bunch chives, chopped

1 bag washed baby spinach

1 clove garlic

250ml olive oil,

4 large fillets of mackerel

Salt & ground black pepper to taste

  1. For the potato salad: Cook potatoes in salted water until just tender, then drain.
  2. Lightly crush the potatoes using a fork, then mix with the onion, FAGE Total 2% Yoghurt, lemon juice, parsley and chives.
  3. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
  4. Shred half the bag of baby spinach leaves and mix into the potatoes.
  5. Keep warm.
  6. For the green dressing: Place the remaining spinach into a food processor, add the garlic and puree.
  7. Slowly pour in 100ml of olive oil to form dressing.
  8. To cook the mackerel: Heat the grill to the highest setting.
  9. Place the mackerel fillets on a baking sheet skin side up, season with a little salt.
  10. Drizzle with olive oil then grill until golden brown.
  11. Place each mackerel fillet onto a plate with a large spoonful of potato salad. Drizzle the green oil around then serve.