Recipe: Smoked Mackerel And Scrambled Eggs


Breakfast in bed is one of the nicest ways to show that you care. When it comes to Mother's Day... it's always a reliable way to get the day off to a great start. Actually, it's the thought that counts so this could even be a present in itself!


  • 3 large eggs
  • 120 g smoked mackerel fillet
  • 1 slice granary bread
  • 1 splash milk
  • 1 knob butter
  • 1 sprig chopped parsley
  • 1 fresh tomato
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
prep parsley and tomato

Step 1

Prep Parsley And Tomato

Chop the parsley finely and halve the tomato. Season the cut tomato with freshly cracked black pepper and a pinch of salt

grill tomato

Step 2

Grill Tomato

Grill the tomato in a hot oven, flat side up to soften.

mix eggs and milk

Step 3

Mix Eggs And Milk

Crack the eggs into a bowl, add the milk and whisk with a generous pinch of salt and pepper.

pour egg mix into the pan

Step 4

Pour Egg Mix Into The Pan

Melt the butter in a pan over a gentle heat. Pour the egg and milk mix into the pan, stir and heat gently

prep the mackerel

Step 5

Prep The Mackerel

Skin mackerel fillets and flake into large pieces.

toast the bread

Step 6

Toast The Bread

Toast the bread until golden.

cook the eggs

Step 7

Cook The Eggs

Stir the eggs until the mixture begins to thicken, then add the parsley and fish to warm. Stop the cooking process whilst the egg is still slightly runny.

serve with toast and tomato

Step 8

Serve With Toast And Tomato

Dollop scrambled egg onto the toast and serve with the tomato and a glass of orange juice or a steaming mug of tea. Serves 1

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