Super Quick Mackerel And Potato Mash Recipe

Super Quick Mackerel And Potato Mash Recipe - 1

Mix fish and potatoes for this super easy one-pan student recipe.

The simple recipe uses a handful of cheap ingredients and will serve four people.

Taking 30 minutes, serve either alone or with some vegetables such as carrots and broccoli.


To make 1 serving

  • 4-6 potatoesDepending on size
  • 1 onion
  • 3 tins mackerel
  • Tinned sweetcorn or peas (Optional)
  • 1 tablespoon of butterOr cream or milk
  • Salt and pepper

How to make Mackerel And Potato Mash:

  1. Peel and dice up the potatoes and onion.
  2. Add to a pan and cover with enough water so the potatoes and onions are covered by a few centimetres.
  3. Add a pinch of salt and bring to the boil.
  4. Cook for around 15 minutes until the potatoes are softened (a knife easily goes through them).
  5. Drain and return the potatoes and onions to the pan over a very low heat.
  6. Add a tablespoon of butter (can also use cream or milk) and mash up the potatoes with the onions.
  7. Stir in the sweetcorn and peas (if using)
  8. Flake in the fish and heat through.
  9. Season well with a good pinch or two of salt and pepper. You could also add a pinch of cumin or cayenne pepper.
  10. Serve either on its own or with some additional vegetables like carrots and broccoli (boiled, fried or roasted).