Ingredients

3 mackerel fillets, all bones removed, cut into finger-length strips
2 tbsp hoisin sauce, plus extra for dipping
4 spring onions
1/2 cucumber
2 Little Gem lettuces
1 tsp vegetable oil
10 Chinese pancakes
Using sweet ingredients with stronger-flavoured fish like mackerel helps tempt children to eat it.

Instructions

1.1 Marinate the mackerel in the hoisin sauce while you prepare the veg. Cut the spring onions and cucumber into thin matchsticks, and separate the lettuce leaves.
2.2 Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the mackerel and fry for 3-4 mins until sticky and caramelised. Heat the pancakes following pack instructions. Serve everything in the middle of the table and let everyone help themselves.
Hoisin mackerel pancakes

Using sweet ingredients with stronger-flavoured fish like mackerel helps tempt children to eat it. However, sweet sauces such as hoisin are a source of added sugar, so use them in moderation.

SERVES 4     

Ingredients:

3 mackerel fillets, all bones removed, cut into finger-length strips
2 tbsp hoisin sauce, plus extra for dipping
4 spring onions
1/2 cucumber
2 Little Gem lettuces
1 tsp vegetable oil
10 Chinese pancakes

1 Marinate the mackerel in the hoisin sauce while you prepare the veg. Cut the spring onions and cucumber into thin matchsticks, and separate the lettuce leaves.
2 Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the mackerel and fry for 3-4 mins until sticky and caramelised. Heat the pancakes following pack instructions. Serve everything in the middle of the table and let everyone help themselves.

GOOD TO KNOW omega-3 • 2 of 5-a-day
PER SERVING 393 kcals • fat 22g • saturates 4g • carbs 24g • sugars 9g • fibre 3g • protein 24g • salt 0.9g

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