Mini mackerel appetisers

Recette - Mini mackerel appetisers - La Belle Iloise
Perfect for an aperitif with friends!

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Preparation Time

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Cooking Time

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What you need for this recipe


All ingredients
  • For the filling:
  • 1 tin 1/4 (176 g) la belle-iloise mackerel fillets with white wine and aromatic flavourings
  • 30 g fromage blanc
  • 1 small carrot (50 g)
  • 1/3 cucumber (80 g)
  • Juice of half a pink grapefruit
  • 4 pinches salt
  • 4 pinches ground cumin
  • 1 Granny Smith apple
  • For decoration, choice of:
  • chopped parsley, sprigs of chervil, etc.
Let's get started


  1. Peel and finely dice the carrots (2 to 3 mm).
  2. Wash, seed and finely dice the cucumber.
  3. Mix with the fromage blanc, salt and cumin.
  4. Drain the mackerel and put half the juice to one side, coarsely flake the mackerel with a fork.
  5. Wash and finely dice (5 mm) the apple (without peeling it).
  6. Place in a bowl with the grapefruit juice and the mackerel juice.
  7. Take 6 small glasses and place 2 teaspoons of the apple in the bottom (covered with juice), then add a good 2 teaspoons of mackerel and 2 teaspoons of the diced vegetable mixture.
  8. Decorate the top however you like with some herbs.
  9. Chill for 30 minutes to an hour before serving.
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