Smoked Mackerel Salad with Crunchy Vegetables

"The fish we eat in Denmark—mackerel, herring, salmon—have beneficial omega-3 oils," says Trina Hahnemann. Any smoked fish will work well in the sweet-salty salad here. More Substantial Salads

Smoked Mackerel Salad. Photo © Tina Rupp
Photo: © Tina Rupp
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1/2 cup 2 percent plain Greek yogurt

  • 3 tablespoons grated fresh horseradish

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

  • 9 ounces smoked mackerel, skinned and flaked (2 cups)

  • One 12-ounce seedless cucumber, peeled and finely diced (2 cups)

  • 5 large radishes, cut into matchsticks

  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, diced

  • 2 tablespoons snipped chives

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1 head romaine lettuce


  1. In a bowl, whisk the yogurt, horseradish, lemon juice, vinegar and sugar. Fold in the fish, cucumber, radishes, apple and chives; season with salt and pepper. Top the lettuce leaves with the salad and serve.


One serving 317 cal, 19 gm carb, 39 gm fat, 4.3 gm sat fat, 17 gm protein, 3 gm fiber.

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