Grilled Fish Sammies with Garlic Tartar Sauce

Waffle fries are the best partner for Rachael's recipe.

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time20 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
450g store-bought waffle chips
4 (170g) fillets white fish, such as halibut, skinless
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
4 crusty rolls, split
200g mayonnaise
1 clove garlic, grated
3 tbsp capers
40g pitted chopped green olives
Handful flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
200ml tomato ketchup
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce, eyeball it
1 tsp hot sauce
1 or 2 tbsp prepared horseradish, your preference
1 lemon
Celery salt, to season fries
1/2 red onion, very thinly sliced
8 green or red leaf lettuce leaves
Slaw salad

For the slaw salad

1 bulb fennel with tops, thinly sliced plus 30g fennel tops
1/2 head red cabbage, shredded
80ml honey
60ml cider vinegar
2 tbsp grill seasoning (recommended: McCormick's)
1 tbsp poppy seeds
1 1/2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
60ml extra-virgin olive oil

1) Preheat oven to 220C/Gas 7 and bake chips 20 minutes, or according to package directions, turning once.

2) Heat skillet or grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.

3) Season the fish with salt and pepper and coat with about 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil.

4) Toast rolls on grill and set them in the middle of the oven to brown, then reserve.

5) Combine mayonnaise with grated garlic, capers, olives, parsley.

6) Combine ketchup with Worcestershire, hot sauce, horseradish and lots of black pepper.

7) Cook fish 3 to 4 minutes on each side until firm, opaque and cooked through. Squeeze lemon over cooked fish.

8) Remove chips from oven and season with celery salt and pepper.

9) Place fish on rolls with lettuce, red onion and tartar sauce. Serve fries alongside with bloody ketchup.

For the slaw salad:

1) In a large bowl, combine the fennel, fennel tops and red cabbage. In a separate small bowl, combine the honey, cider vinegar, grill seasoning, poppy seeds, and sesame seeds. Slowly whisk in the olive oil. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss together.

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