• 1/2 cucumber, cut into ribbons
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp golden caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1/4 tsp of each smoked paprika or ground cumin or dried thyme
  • 2 fat cod or haddock or pollock or white fish, bun-sized pieces
  • oil
  • 2 ciabatta buns, toasted
  • mayonnaise or chilli sauce
  • a small handful rocket


  • STEP 1

    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.

  • STEP 2

    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.


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