Healthy Recipes

French Mackerel Tartar

The French Mackerel Tartar is a favourite appetiser for gastronomers. Be the chef at home tonight! Try this recipe to impress your guests.

Ingredients for 6 servings:

fresh ocean mackerel (fillet) – 1kg

2 bunches of tarragon

tomato cherry – 250g

an apple (any non-sweet sort)

fresh ginger – 10g (or more to your taste)

olive oil

mustard (medium hot) – 60g

sea salt and black pepper

garlic (if you like) – 3 cloves


    1. Cut mackerel into 2-3 cm square pieces.
    2. Wash and dry tarragon, then cut it into tiny pieces.
    3. Wash and cut tomatoes(you can peel them first) into pieces like mackerel.
    4. Mix mackerel, tomatoes, tarragon with olive oil, mustard and balsamic vinegar. Add salt and pepper to your taste.
    5. Wash an apple, peel it and cut into small squares.
    6. Peel ginger and fine grate it.
    7. Mix all ingredients. You can add a little more salt or olive oil, if necessary.

Also, you can make “tartar” from other smoked (naturally) or slightly salted fish.