Crispy Fish Sandwich Recipe with Spicy Tartare Sauce

Crispy fish sandwiches with spicy tartare

  • makes 4
  • Easy

Stuff soft buns with crisp breaded fish fillets, melted cheese and sweet-and-sour cucumber pickle for a quick, crowd-pleasing meal



  • cucumber ½, halved lengthways and seeds scraped out
  • red onion ½ small, finely sliced
  • caster sugar ½ tsp
  • white wine vinegar 2 tsp
  • tartare sauce 4 tbsp
  • American mustard 2 tsp
  • Tabasco a few dashes
  • breaded chunky cod or haddock fillets 350-400g pack
  • monterey jack or emmental 4 slices
  • soft buns 4, split and toasted
  • Little Gem 1, leaves separated


  • Step 1

    Chop the cucumber into very thin slices and put in a bowl with the onion, sugar and vinegar. Season and toss. Mix together the tartare sauce, mustard and Tabasco.

  • Step 2

    Cook the fish following pack instructions then cut in half to make 4 squarish pieces. Top with a cheese slice and return to the oven for a minute or so until melted.

  • Step 3

    To assemble the sandwiches, spread the bun bottoms with a little spicy tartare, add a couple of lettuce leaves, and some of the drained cucumber and onion, then top with a piece of fish, more sauce and the bun tops.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 451
  • Fat 18.8g
  • Saturates 5.6g
  • Carbs 44.1g
  • Sugars 6.8g
  • Fibre 4.5g
  • Protein 24g
  • Salt 1.8g