Smoked Mackerel, Greens & Pasta Salad

rowena naish


it was my first time to make this salad for dinner...and wow! I fell in love with this salad. my hubby loved this so much, that when i was about to have some of the left-over, he ate them already. He said, i should make this often. So, i made this again.


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30 Min


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200 g
dried pasta bows
400 g
skinless and boneless hot-smoked(or just smoke) mackerel or salmon fillets
spring onions, sliced diagonally into short lengths
cucumber, cubed
300 g
cherry tomatoes, halved
2 stick
celery stalks, thinly sliced
60 g


4 Tbsp
kraft light french dressing
100 g
low-fat natural yogurt
juice of 1 lemon
small handful of fresh dill, finely chopped
a very small bunch of fresh chives, finely choped
salt and freshly ground black pepper
ground chili flakes, optional

How to Make Smoked Mackerel, Greens & Pasta Salad


  • 1Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Drain and rinse under cold water, then drain again and transfer to a large salad or serving bowl.
  • 2Break the mackerel or salmon into flakes and add to the pasta with the spring onions, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, celery, and watercress.
  • 3In a separate bowl, mix together the dressing ingredients and season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and carefully toss to combine. Serve.
    Note: If uses just smoked mackerel or salmon, u can add ground chili flakes, drizzle on the salad.

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