Fabulous Smoked Fish Recipes

  • 01 of 08

    7 Fabulous Smoked Fish Recipes

    Smoked Haddock Chowder. Getty

    Smoked fish is such a versatile ingredient in the kitchen. It makes great, flavorful soups,  stews, chowders, breakfasts, main meals -- its uses are endless. Even better, you will quickly realize that most smoked fish recipes are relatively quick and easy to make.

    Smoked fish is also healthy if like most foods, you eat it in moderation. Smoked oily fish (mackerel, salmon, tuna) have omega-3 fatty acids in them which are good for the heart and the brain.

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  • 02 of 08

    Cullen Skink Recipe

    Cullen Skink Recipe. Getty

    Cullen is a small town in Northeast of Scotland and the home of one of Scotland’s most famous dishes, Cullen Skink. It is a hearty soup and traditionally made with Finnan haddock (smoked haddock), potatoes and onions. Cullen Skink recipe is also known as Smoked Haddock Chowder in other parts of Britain.

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  • 03 of 08

    Smoked Mackerel Fishcakes

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    Nutritious, tasty and cheap to make; a Smoked Mackerel Fishcake is this and more. Mackerel is not only an economical fish to cook and eat, as an oily fish, it is also very healthy. Most mackerel is currently sustainable, so you don't need to feel too guilty eating it.

    In this recipe, the fish is teamed with hard boiled egg, horseradish cream sauce, and parsley which delivers a soft, sweet and extremely tasty fishcake.

    Where possible, use boneless mackerel fillets to save you the time and...MORE trouble removing all the bones.

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  • 04 of 08

    Kedgeree Recipe

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    Though Kedgeree is considered a traditional British food, Kedgeree actually originated in India. Looking at a Kedgeree recipe it is easy to see the Indian influence with curry and rice and with the eggs and smoked fish, the British.

    Kedgeree began its life as khichari, a dish of rice and lentils in India but slowly transformed into the current dish during the time of the British Raj.

    Kedgeree is considered a breakfast dish but I enjoy it as a light lunch and have even been known to eat it for...MORE dinner.

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  • 05 of 08

    Smoked Haddock Chowder Recipe

    Smoked Haddock Chowder. Getty

    This Smoked Haddock and Corn Chowder recipe is not dissimilar to a Cullen Skink except flour and cream are used for thickening the soup instead of mashed potato. The soup also has added vegetables, leeks, carrots, spinach and sweet corn, making it hearty, quite healthy and filling; so filling it can be a meal in itself.

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  • 06 of 08

    Smoked Salmon and Dill Recipe

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    What's an easier or more delicious starter than a plate of Scottish or Irish smoked salmon and creamy dill sauce? Smoked Salmon and Dill sauce can be served as a lighter appetizer or starter, or for the main course with boiled new potatoes.

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  • 07 of 08

    Easy Oriental Smoked Haddock Soup

    Asian noodle soup with fish fillet
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    A super easy soup packed with healthy ingredients, this Easy Oriental Smoked Haddock Soup is a winner.

    Other nutritious ingredients include vegetables, chilies, and ginger and the benefit of combining these ingredients together in one soup is to create a super-healthy soup, perfect for when you want a lighter meal or are following a healthy or clean diet. 

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  • 08 of 08

    Smoked Haddock and Runner Bean Risotto Recipe

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    A delicious, light dish packed full of summer sunshine and healthy ingredients. This ​Smoked Haddock and Runner Bean Risotto Recipe makes for a lovely, light lunch or supper dish. It is a quick and easy recipe -- not to mention, is pretty healthy to boot!