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Smoked Mackerel Pate with Horseradish

Smoked Mackerel Pate with Horseradish

  • Author: caroline
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 (around 4 tbsp) 1x


A creamy and delicious smoked mackerel pate – with a warm kick of horseradish. Beautiful smeared over warm toasted bread. So tasty yet so simple – takes only 5 minutes to make!



Smoked Mackerel Pate Horseradish Ingredients

  • 1 smoked mackerel fillet (around 75g each), skin removed
  • 30ml sour cream
  • 30ml cream cheese
  • 1 tsp finely chopped dill
  • 1 tsp horseradish
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • (optional) crusty bread for serving


1. Roughly pull apart the mackerel fillet and place in a mixer/blender

Smoked Mackerel Pate Horseradish Recipe Step 1

2. Add all the other ingredients to the blender

Smoked Mackerel Pate Horseradish Recipe Step 2

3. Blend everything together until you have a fairly smooth consistency

Smoked Mackerel Pate Horseradish Recipe Step 3

Serve & enjoy!


  • I have tried this with only sour cream, and a blend of sour cream and cream cheese and both are delicious – the cream cheese makes a milder and creamier flavour but feel free to use only sour cream if you prefer
  • Calorie count does not include bread
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Pate
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: French


  • Serving Size: 1 (4 tbsp)
  • Calories: 350
  • Fat: 30g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.5g
  • Protein: 18g

Keywords: pate, smoked mackerel, fish, lunch, snack, horseradish