Pan-Fried Mackerel with Cucumber Salad

by Fattig.student
60 min
Pan-Fried Mackerel with Cucumber Salad
Note: You have to set aside 3/4 of the the parsley dressing and half of the cucumber salad made in this recipe. It will be used in other recipes this Weekly Menu.


  • 3 x potatoes
  • 1/4 x cucumber
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon
  • 1/4 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 handful parsley
  • 3 dl sour cream
  • 1 x mackerel filet


  1. Boil the potatoes.
  2. Lets make the cucumber salad. Cut the cucumber as thinly as you can using a knife.
  3. Mix together water, sugar, lemon juice, salt and pepper to a bowl. Fold in the cucumber slices and let set for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Make the dressing by mincing the garlic and the parsley, and add to a bowl with sour cream. Mix together, and add salt, pepper, a pinch of sugar and some lemon juice to taste.
  5. Add salt, pepper and some optional chili spice to the mackerel filet. Brown some butter to a pan, and fry the mackerel with the skin facing down. Fry on the other side for a minute or so and serve.
  6. Serve the mackerel filet with boiled potatoes, cucumber salad and parsley dressing.