Serving a smoked mackerel dip is a great way to start the BBQ party. You can prepare it in advance and all you need is some freshly cut celery of carrots and you're ready for dipping. Make it a bit thicker and you can serve it as a smoked mackerel pâté too.
You can of course buy the smoked mackerel but if you really want to have the best then there's no better than smoking it yourself. Home smoked mackerel is so much more succulent than anything that you can buy in a vacuum pack so if you fancy having go, click through this link to my hot smoked mackerel recipe.
Once you have the mackerel, the dip is really easy to do, just pull together the ingredients and follow the method statement below.