Smoked mackerel with avocado and bergamot

Serves 4
30 minutes

Ingredients

Smoked mackerel

  • 4 mackerel fillets
  • sea salt
  • 2 handfuls of wood chips
  • black pepper

Avocado purée

  • 145g of avocado
  • 6g of red wine vinegar
  • 10g of yoghurt
  • 10g of lemon juice
  • 12g of coriander leaves
  • 20g of olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste

To serve

  • 5 radishes, cut into julienne
  • 10g of bergamots, juice only
  • 30g of olive oil
  • salt
  • black pepper

Method

1
Sprinkle the mackerel fillets with salt and leave to brine for 20 minutes. Wash the salt off the fillets and pat dry with kitchen paper. Place two handfuls of wood chips in a metal tin and place a wire rack about halfway down
  • 4 mackerel fillets
  • sea salt
  • 2 handfuls of wood chips
2
Place the tin on gas hob at a low heat and lower the mackerel on to the wire rack. Cover with a lid that has been pierced several times so the smoker as an air inlet. Cook for 10 minutes, then turn off the heat and leave to cool. Season with black pepper and set aside
3
Place the avocado flesh in a blender with remaining purée ingredients and blitz until smooth. Strain and season to taste. Set aside until ready to serve
  • 145g of avocado
  • 6g of red wine vinegar
  • 10g of yoghurt
  • 10g of lemon juice
  • 12g of coriander leaves
  • 20g of olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
4
Mix the bergamot juice with the olive oil and season to taste. To serve, place a mackerel fillet on each plate and spoon over the bergamot vinaigrette. Top with the julienned radish and serve immediately
  • 5 radishes, cut into julienne
  • 10g of bergamots, juice only
  • 10g of olive oil
  • salt
  • black pepper