Barbecue fish burger

Barbecue fish burgers with potato chips.
Barbecue fish burgers with potato chips.  Photo: James Moffatt

Burger meets fish and chips, with an easy tartare sauce on the side.


4 x 150g John Dory fillets

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

½ cup mayonnaise

¼ cup finely chopped bread and butter cucumbers

1 tbsp chopped chives 

1 tbsp chopped dill

4 burger buns, halved and lightly toasted

1 baby cos lettuce, leaves separated

1 brown onion, sliced into rounds

4 small green tomatoes, thinly sliced

store-bought potato chips, to serve


1. Preheat a barbecue or chargrill pan over medium-high heat. Brush fish with oil. Cook, skin side down, for 3 minutes, turn and cook for a further 2 minutes or until just cooked through. Set aside. 

2. Mix the mayonnaise, pickles and herbs together and season with salt and pepper.

3. Spread the base of each bun with a little of the tartare sauce. Top with lettuce, onion, tomato and fish. Top with remaining tartare and sandwich. Serve burgers with chips and extra tartare.