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Kipper, spinach, bacon and new potato salad

Kippers are underrated and one of our British classics. Use them like smoked mackerel in this easy warm salad.

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For the salad

  • 6 rashers streaky bacon, fried until crisp
  • 500g/1lb 2oz new potatoes, cooked and halved
  • 350g/12oz spinach, washed and dried
  • 3 kipper fillet, bones removed, flaked

For the dressing


  1. For the salad, place all of the salad ingredients into a large bowl and gently stir.

  2. For the dressing, place all of the dressing ingredients into a bowl and mix well. Pour the dressing over the salad and stir to coat the salad ingredients.

  3. To serve, place the salad into a serving dish and top with the poached egg.

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