Mackerel Tartlets

  • Mackerel Tartlets
    1. Pre-heat your oven to 190ºC / 375ºF.
    2. Roll out the pastry on a lightly-floured surface and use to line 8 individual flan tins.
    3. Beat the cheese, milk and eggs. Stir in the chives and lightly season.
    4. Drain the mackerel and flake. Divide among the flan cases and spoon the cheese mixture into each of them.
    5. Season with ground black pepper.
    6. Cook for 25 minutes until filling is set.
    7. Gently release the sides of tartlets and pop them onto a wire tray to cool slightly.

    Prep time: 41-50 minutes
    Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
    Serves: 8


    • 125g can mackerel fillets in brine
    • 350g shortcrust pastry
    • 150g full fat soft cheese with herbs and garlic
    • 250 ml milk
    • 2 (size 3) eggs
    • ½ tbsp snipped fresh chives
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

    Alternative Fish

    • Tuna

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