Peking mackerel
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Peking mackerel

Peking mackerel

peking mackerel

Recipe (starter)

This peking mackerel is a fishy version of the traditional Mandarin duck dish. It’s delicious as a snack or as a starter!

  • 1

    Remove the outer leaves of the little gems, then remove the hearts to create little cups.

  • 2

    In each lettuce cup, spoon 1 teaspoon of hoisin sauce.

  • 3

    Place a slice of mango in each cup. Add the strips of cucumber and spring onion.

  • 4

    Add the pieces of mackerel to the cups.

  • 5

    To finish, sprinkle a little of the grated ginger on top of the mackerel. Enjoy!

  • 6

    Serve the soup with 2 tablespoons of brown shrimp per bowl and garnish with fresh parsley. Enjoy!


  • - 2 little gem lettuces

  • - 1 jar of hoisin sauce (210 g.)

  • - 1 ripe mango, in small slices

  • - 1 cucumber, peeled, deseeded and cut into thin strips

  • - 1 bunch of spring onions, white parts only, cut into thin strips

  • - 1 tin of smoked mackerel fillet, (125g drained weight per can), drained and flaked

  • - 1 small piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated.

  • 10 min
  • 4 persons