Hairy Bikers fish burgers with tartare sauce recipe on Route 66

Si and Dave served up tasty fish burgers with homemade tartare sauce on Route 66.

The ingredients for the fish burgers: 250g firm white fish such as cod or haddock, skinned, de-boned and roughly chopped, 50g breadcrumbs, 1 free-range egg, beaten, ½ lime, zest and juice, 1 garlic clove, crushed, 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander, 2 tsp soy sauce, 1 tbsp vegetable oil, for cooking, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

For the coating: 50g breadcrumbs and 1–2 tbsp black sesame seeds.

For the tartare sauce: 200g mayonnaise, ½ tsp Dijon mustard, 2 tbsp capers, finely chopped, 2 tbsp finely chopped gherkin or cornichon, small bunch coriander, finely chopped, 1 green chilli, finely chopped, 1 garlic clove, crushed, ½ lime, zest and juice, pinch sugar and pinch salt.

To serve: burger buns and Little Gem lettuce, leaves separated.


See recipes by Si and Dave in their book titled: The Hairy Bikers’ British Classics: Over 100 recipes celebrating timeless cooking and the nation’s favourite dishes available at Amazon now.

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