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Easy Smoked Mackerel Kedgeree with hard boiled eggs

Smoked Mackerel Kedgeree

Janice Pattie
Smoked Mackerel Kedgeree is a mildly spiced rice dish with flakes of soft smoked mackerel, and sweet peas, top it with quartered hard-boiled eggs for the perfect lunch or speedy supper.
5 from 12 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine British, Indian
Servings 4
Calories 354 kcal


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 195 gram basmati rice
  • 2 tsp mild curry paste
  • 500 ml stock or water
  • 200 gram smoked mackerel
  • 50 gram frozen peas
  • 20 gram parsley
  • 2 eggs hard-boiled
  • 1 pinch salt to taste


  • Heat the oil in a large pan, add the garlic and onion and cook until soft.
  • Add the rice and stir around till covered in oil, add the curry paste and cook for a minute.
  • Add the stock or water and simmer until the rice is soft and all the liquid has been absorbed, about 10 minutes, add the peas.
  • Flake the smoked mackerel and add to the cooked rice, season to taste.
  • Finish by adding the chopped parsley and quartered hard boiled eggs.


You can double up the quantities to feed a crowd. 


Calories: 354kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 18gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 105mgSodium: 591mgPotassium: 388mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 1327IUVitamin C: 15mgCalcium: 60mgIron: 2mg