10 minutes prep time | 20 minutes cooking time | serves 4
400g white fish like Hoki, chopped roughly
1 spring onion
½ cup fresh herbs (eg parsley, dill and tarragon)
pinch of chilli flakes
1 egg yolk
zest and juice of 1 lemon
½ cup fresh breadcrumbs
2 tsp sesame seeds (optional)
½ cup mayonnaise
1 hardboiled egg, peeled and chopped roughly
1 Tbsp capers, chopped
1 Tbsp gherkin, chopped
2 Tbsp olive oil
4 hamburger buns
4 iceberg lettuce leaves
2 tomatoes, sliced
¼ tsp salt
1 Place fish, spring onions, ¼ cup fresh herbs, chilli flakes, egg yolk, lemon zest, breadcrumbs and sesame seeds in a food processor. Pulse until combined but not too fine.
2 Shape the mixture into four burger patties, cover and refrigerate.
3 Make tartare sauce by mixing the mayonnaise, ¼ cup fresh herbs, chopped egg, capers, gherkin and lemon juice together in a small bowl.
4 Preheat a BBQ or frying pan to a medium heat. Add oil and then cook the burger patties for 4-5 minutes on each side. Set aside while you warm the buns.
5 Assemble the burgers and serve with a dollop of tartare sauce, lettuce leaves and tomato.
Thanks to Countdown's Feed Four For $15 recipe section at countdown.co.nz