Fish Burgers

clock 15 minutes + 15 minutes bowl Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 400g white fish, chopped roughly
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh herbs (eg parsley, dill and tarragon) plus 1/4 cup for tartare sauce
  • Pinch of chilli flakes
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Zest of 1 lemon, plus juice for the tartare sauce
  • ¼ cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds (optional)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 hardboiled egg, peeled and chopped roughly
  • 1 Tbsp capers, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp gherkin, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 4 burger buns
  • green lettuce leaves
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
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Method

  • 1. Into a food processor place the fish, spring onions, 1/4 cup chopped herbs, chilli, egg yolk, lemon zest breadcrumbs and sesame seeds. Pulse until combined but not too fine.

  • 2. Shape the mixture into four burger patties. Cover and refrigerate until required.

  • 3. Make tartare sauce by mixing the mayonnaise, 1/4 cup mixed herbs, chopped egg, capers, gherkin and lemon juice together in a small bowl, and set aside while you cook the burgers.

  • 4. Preheat a BBQ or frying pan to a medium heat. Add the oil, and then place the burgers on the hotplate for 4 or 5 minutes before turning for another 4 or 5 minutes. Set aside while you warm the buns.

  • 5. Serve with a dollop of tartare, lettuce leaves and tomato.

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