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Irish mackerel breakfast

Irish mackerel breakfast

Serves 2
Cooks In20 minutes
DifficultyNot too tricky
Nutrition per serving
  • Calories 589 29%
  • Fat 39.2g 56%
  • Saturates 7.8g 39%
  • Sugars 1.6g 2%
  • Protein 37.8g 76%
  • Carbs 20.6g 8%
Of an adult's reference intake
Recipe From

Jamie Magazine

By Georgina Hayden
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  • 2 fillets of mackerel, from sustainable sources
  • 2 large free-range eggs
  • 2 large slices of soda bread
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • red wine vinegar
  • a few fresh chives
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Recipe From

Jamie Magazine

By Georgina Hayden
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  1. Bring 2 pans of salted water to the boil and preheat your grill.
  2. Place your mackerel fillets in 1 pan and poach for 4 to 6 minutes, or until just cooked.
  3. Poach the eggs in the other pan for 3 minutes for a slightly runny yolk, or to your liking.
  4. Toast the soda bread, then drizzle with a little oil.
  5. Place on a plate and top with the mackerel, a splash of vinegar and a poached egg. Season well, then finely chop and sprinkle with chopped chives.


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