Baked Eggs With Mackerel Recipe

Baked eggs with mackerel by Helen Graves

This is incredibly quick and easy to make, but is packed full of flavour. Ideal for a lazy weekend breakfast or lunch. A runny yolk is essential for dunking and dipping those soldiers.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time:10 minutes

Makes: 4


4 eggs

2 fillets of smoked mackerel, broken up into large flakes

2 teaspoon capers

4 tablespoons single cream

Chives, finely chopped

Toast, to serve


1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C. Divide the smoked mackerel and capers between two ramekins. Gently crack an egg into each and spoon a tablespoon of cream on top.

2. Season with salt and pepper, then bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until the egg is just set.

3. Sprinkle the chives on top and serve with plenty of buttered toast.