Mackerel-Stuffed Baked Potatoes

60 min
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We’ve combined classic comfort food with delicious, nutritious, ready-to-serve, top quality mackerel. You’ve never had a stuffed potato like this before!

Ingredients

4 servings

2 cans King Oscar Mackerel Mediterranean Style, drained, oil reserved
4 medium baking potatoes, cleaned and dried
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
4 oz (half brick) of cream cheese, any style, or cottage cheese
1/4 cup sliced olives, any style
1/4 cup sliced scallions
Zest and juice of one lemon
Baby salad greens
1 tbsp prepared horseradish, optional
1 tbsp hot pepper sauce, optional

Here's what you do...

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 2 Place the potatoes on a non-stick baking sheet. Pierce each potato a dozen times or so with a fork.
  • 3 Drizzle with olive oil and rub until all surfaces are coated, then sprinkle with salt.
  • 4 Bake one hour or until internal temperature reaches 200°F.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in a medium mixing bowl, mash the mackerel into small pieces and combine the cheese, olives, scallions, lemon zest and juice.
  • 6 Add reserved oil from can to loosen mixture as desired.
  • 7 Split baked potatoes open while hot, and stuff with mackerel mixture.
  • 8 Garnish with scallion slices and baby greens.
  • 9 Add optional horseradish or hot pepper sauce, as desired.
  • 10 Serve immediately.
Royal hints
To prevent the bottom of the potatoes from overcooking, place them directly on upper oven rack with tray beneath to catch drippings. Or bake them on a bed of coarse salt on a baking sheet.