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1. Peel and chop potatoes into small dice, place in a saucepan and cover with water, bring to the boil and cook until soft. Strain and leave to cool.
2. Mix the mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, fresh dill and olive oil , add to the potatoes. Mix well and season to taste with salt & pepper
3. Cut the crust off the bread, and cut into a rectangle approximately the same size as the fish fillet
4. Heat a non stick frying pan until hot, add sunflower oil and fry the fish fillets skin side down for about a minute and a half, fry the bread until golden brown on both sides
5. Place the fried bread on the serving plate, spoon the potato salad onto the bread and then top with the mackerel. Serve with a roquette salad
Is best cooked to order although the mayonnaise can be prepared in advance.
Great for lunch or as a starter.
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