Posh Peppered Mackerel & Poached Egg On Toast

Posh Peppered Mackerel and Poached Egg on Toast served on a baking tray
  • 4 servings
  • 20 minutes to prepare
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  • 50ml white vinegar
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 slices sourdough
  • 2tbsp oil
  • 1tbsp horseradish
  • 120g sour cream
  • Sea salt & cracked black pepper
  • 400g cooked peppered mackerel fillets
  • Mustard cress to garnish
  • Mixed salad to serve


This mackerel dish is ideal for a really light, simple tea, a delicious brunch or even as a starter.

  1. Drizzle the sourdough with olive oil and place onto a hot griddle pan pan to toast.
  2. Place a pan of water on the hob and bring to the boil, then turn down to a simmer and add the white wine vinegar. Carefully crack the eggs into the water and leave to poach for approximately 5 minutes.
  3. In the meantime mix the sour cream and horseradish together and spread on the sourdough.
  4. Place the mackerel under a hot grill to warm through. Remove the skin from the mackerel and break up into smallish pieces then place on the bruschetta.
  5. Remove the eggs from the water and carefully dry on kitchen paper, then place on top of the fish. Season and garnish with mustard cress to serve.

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