Mackerel with Mango Salsa


May 24, 2018

Packed full with oily fish and aromatic, juicy fruit, this quick and easy canned mackerel starter recipe is perfect to enjoy with friends and family. Or if you’re hungry, turn it into a nutritious lunch for one. Using canned mackerel saves both time and waste – making your life easier.

  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Serves: 4


1Share the mackerel between four small plates.

2Add into a bowl the mango, onion, avocado, chilli, lime, coriander and salt and gently stir together

3Leave to marinade in the bowl for 5 minutes before spooning over the mackerel


Nutritional information

Energy (kcals) 352
Fat (g) 25
Saturated Fat (g) 6
Carbs (g) 13
Sugar (g) 10
Fibre (g) 3
Protein (g) 17
Salt (g) 1.5


2 x 190g mackerel peppered wood smoked fillets in sunflower oil, drained

1 x 425g can mango slices in light syrup, drained and diced into 1cm chunks

½ red onion, peeled and finely chopped

1 ripe avocado, peeled, de-stoned and diced into 1cm chunks

½ red chilli, destalked, deseeded and finely chopped (be careful to wash your hands after handling)

Juice of 1 lime

3 tbsp fresh coriander, finely chopped

½ tsp salt