Courgette & Mackerel Salad

Courgette & Mackerel Salad

Courgette & Mackerel Salad

Prep Time
10 Minutes
Fresh, healthy and packed with flavour, our courgette and mackerel salad with mint is the perfect dish for a light lunch or dinner.

The salty mackerel and anchovy fillets are cut through with the freshness of lime juice and Schwartz mint to create a simple salad that punches well above its weight in the flavour stakes – and it couldn’t be easier to prepare.

Just add all the ingredients to a bowl and ensure everything is coated evenly for a quick and delicious meal.

See how simple it is to create this great-tasting dish below…
  • 4 medium courgettes

  • Zest and juice of 2 limes

  • 2 tablespoons Mint Herb

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 250 gram (9 ounce) tin mackerel fillets, in oil

  • 8-12 anchovy fillets

  • Ground White Pepper , to season

  • Sea Salt, to season


  • 1 Wash the courgettes and slice into ribbons, using a peeler. Set aside in a salad bowl.
  • 2 Mix the zest of 1 lime, reserving the remaining zest for garnish, and the juice of 2 limes together in a small bowl. Stir in the Mint, drizzle in the olive oil and season to taste. Add the courgette ribbons and toss to coat evenly.
  • 3 Place the courgette ribbons onto individual plates or bowls. Flake the mackerel and add to the courgettes. Place 2-3 anchovy fillets on each salad, according to preference.
  • 4 Drizzle with any remaining lime dressing and garnish with the remaining lime zest.