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Smoked Mackerel Pate

This is a very traditional fish pate recipe. Made from smoked mackerel with a touch of whisky to give it an added "zing"

Scottish Smoked Mackerel Pate Recipe

12oz smoked mackerel
4oz Butter
4 oz cream cheese
5fl oz Double Cream
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons horseradish sauce
2 tablespoon whisky
Salt & pepper

Skin the mackerel fillets and remove all bones. Place all the ingredients(except seasoning) into a blender or food processor. Mix this to a medium thick consistency.

Season with the salt and pepper to own taste. Then pack the mixture into buttered dish (or dishes) and chill in the refrigerator. The mixture should serve 4-6 and should be served with oatcakes or warm buttered toast.

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