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Big Macks

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Categories: Cooking with Kids, Kid-friendly, Quick to fix
Type: Main Dishes

Canned mackerel and mashed potatoes are shaped into tasty burgers in this fast dish that might entice kids to eat fish.

Serves: serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz (250 g) cooked mackerel or canned mackerel in brine
  • 13/4 cups mashed potato
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 2-3 green onions, cleaned and chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp milk or vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp fine oatmeal
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil

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Directions:

  1. Skin and bone the mackerel. Add the green onions.
  2. Flake the fish, and mix with the mashed potatoes and melted butter. If the mixture is very stiff, moisten with a little milk or stock.
  3. Shape into 4 patties and chill for at least half an hour.
  4. When you are ready to eat, dust the patties with oatmeal.
  5. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat and fry the patties until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels.
  6. Serve with watercress and slices of tomato.
Tips:
  • Big Macks can also be eaten cold, in a whole-wheat bun, with watercress and slices of cucumber.

Excerpted from SuperFoods, SuperFast.
Copyright © 2006 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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