Smoked Mackerel Keto Salad with Guacamole

Smoked Mackerel keto Salad recipe with Guacamole

The Mackerel Keto Salad Recipe

This delicious micronutrient rich keto salad recipe is bursting with heart healthy fats and has a healthy Omega 3 to Omega 6 ratio.

Top Tip: Many of the lunch recipes can be prepared the night before – just leave the dressing until the next day so that your salad leaves remain crisp.


  • 180g mackerel
  • 2 tomatoes
  • lettuce leaves

For the Guacamole:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 onion sliced finely
  • squeeze of half a Lime
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon of paprika
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil or MCT oil
  • fresh coriander


Mash the avocado with olive or MCT Oil, add salt, pepper, cumin, paprika.
Chop the onion and tomatoes as finely as you can and stir them in to the mashed avocado and drizzle with lime juice.

Keto Salad Recipe Instructions


Create a bed of sliced lettuce and tomatoes, pile on the guacamole, layer on the mackerel and garnish with lime juice, extra olive oil and coriander leaves for that additional Mexican feel!

Smoked Mackerel Salad with Guacamole macro

Star Ingredient

Mackerel is a superfood! Mackerel contains two types of Omegas 3s: DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid). These are essential for preventing cardiovascular disease. Mackerel is high in Vitamin B-12, which is essential for red blood cell and DNA formation, as well as supporting healthy neurological function. It is also high in Vitamin K for strengthening bones and Vitamin E for beautiful skin. It is high in selenium and magnesium, further replenishing your electrolytes! Mackerel is super-antiinflammatory, so if you are suffering from any kind of inflammation, incorporating mackerel into your diet will do you wonders!

Looking for more ketogenic recipes? We have just created the Pescatarian Keto Guide with three days of high fat, low carb, DHA rich recipes to fuel your body and brain.

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