This recipe for spicy fish burgers with chilli mayo is a great recipe to have on-hand midweek. It’s super-quick (ready in under 30 minutes) and easy, but is packed full of flavour and a chilli hit.
cucumber 1/2, cut into ribbons
white wine vinegar 1 tsp
golden caster sugar 1/4 tsp
plain flour 1 tbsp
smoked paprika or ground cumin or dried thyme 1/4 tsp of each
cod or haddock or pollock or white fish 2 fat, bun-sized pieces
ciabatta buns 2, toasted
mayonnaise or chilli sauce
rocket a small handful
Toss the cucumber with the vinegar, sugar and some salt. Mix the flour with the spice/herb mix and season really well. Dust the fish all over with the flour.
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan the cook the fish for 2-3 minutes on each side until it is golden and cooked through. Spread the buns with the chilli mayo. Put some rocket on the bottom then sit the fish on top. Add with the cucumber and the bun lid.