Lemony chickpea and smoked mackerel salad
Serves two generously
smoked mackerel salad
One packet ready to eat smoked mackerel fillets
One 400g tin chickpeas
Finely grated zest of one lemon
a red onion
A packet of mixed salad leaves - I used rocket and spinach
green pitted olives
small handful fresh mint or basil leaves
Sea salt and pepper
One tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
The juice of half a lemon
Drain and rinse the chickpeas and add the lemon zest.
Empty the salad leaves into a bowl and add the chickpeas.
Tear the mackerel into chunks and add to the bowl along with the onion, tomatoes , green olives and basil/mint leaves.
Mix the oil and lemon in a small bowl and add a good grinding of sea salt and black pepper. Pour over the salad and using your hands, mix to coat everything in the dressing.