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Spicy Salmon Burgers

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Spicy Salmon Burgers

              Ingredients For the burgers: 454g (1lb) Scottish Quality Salmon, cooked and roughly flaked half red chilli, deseeded and chopped finely 4 spring onions (chopped) half green pepper, (chopped) Rind and juice of half lemon 1 tbsp chopped dill or flat leaf parsley or 1 tsp dried mixed herbs 50g (2oz) fresh breadcrumbs 1 egg, beaten 2 tbsp olive oil 4 burger buns Lettuce to garnish 4 tbsp ready prepared tartare sauce or home made: 150ml (half pint) mayonnaise mixed with 1tsp fresh chopped tarragon, 2tsp chopped capers, 2 tsp chopped gherkins, 2 tsp chopped parsley and 1 tbsp lemon juice Serves 4 Preparation /cooking time: 30-35 minutes Nutrition Fat content: 26g Carbohydrate (energy): 37.9g Kilocalorie: 501 Fibre: 1.7g All values are for one serving using listed ingredients. Method Mix the ingredients for the burgers together in a large bowl. With lightly floured hands, form a mixture into burger shapes. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the burgers over a medium heat for 10 minutes, turning carefully halfway through cooking time. Serve on lightly toasted buns with lettuce and tartare sauce. Cook’s Tip You can buy salmon ready cooked from some stores. For outdoor eating, you could BBQ the salmon...

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Crunchy Fish Bites

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Crunchy Fish Bites

              Ingredients 455g (1lb) thick coley, cod or haddock fillets, fresh or defrosted, skinned and cut into 5-7cm (2-3″) pieces dash lemon or lime juice salt and pepper 55g (2oz) cornflakes, crushed Serves 4 Tip: For adults this recipe makes a nice hot party or buffet dish serve with a selection of hot and spicy dips. Method Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F, Gas Mark 5 Place the fish into a large bowl and add the lemon or lime juice and seasoning. Coat  the fish in the crushed cornflakes. Place onto a lightly greased ovenproof dish and bake for 7-10 minutes. Serve with potato wedges and tomato sauce...

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Smoked Mackerel Pitta Breads

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Smoked Mackerel Pitta Breads

              Ingredients 455g (1 lb) `ready to eat’ smoked mackerel fillets, skinned and diced 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped 4 spring onions, chopped 4 lettuce leaves, shredded a few drops chilli sauce 4 pitta breads to serve lemon wedges, to garnish Serves 4 Method Mix the fish, pepper, onions and lettuce together.  Season to taste with chilli sauce. Cut the pitta breads in half crosswise and open up to take the filling. Fill the pitta bread with the fish mixture and serve as a snack or lunch...

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Fish Globes

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Fish Globes

              Ingredients 340g (12 oz) whiting or coley fillets, fresh or defrosted, skinned and finely chopped 340g (12 oz) potatoes, cooked and mashed 2 x 15ml spoon (2 tablespoons) warm milk salt and black pepper 2 eggs 4 x 15ml spoon (4 tablespoons) flour 225g (8 oz) fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs 3 x 15ml spoon (3 tablespoons) fresh copped parsley 150ml (5 fl oz) oil lime wedges, to garnish Serves 3-4 Method In a large bowl combine the fish, potatoes and milk and seasoning. Divide the mixture into 12 -15 portions.  Dust hands well with flour and shape into globes. Mix together the breadcrumbs and parsley.  Coat the fish globes in egg and then the breadcrumb mixture. Chill the fish globes in the fridge for about 30 minutes. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan and fry the fish for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with tomato...

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Fishy Pizza Portions

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Fishy Pizza Portions

          Ingredients 1 x 170g (6oz) cod, coley or haddock fillet, fresh or defrosted, skinned 1 tomato, sliced 2-4 black olives, pitted and halved 1 x 15ml spoon (1 tablespoons) fresh chopped chives salt and black pepper 30g (1oz) Mozzarella or Cheddar cheese, grated fresh chopped parsley, to garnish Serves 1 Method Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F, Gas Mark 6 Place the tomato, olives and chives on the fish.  Season, sprinkle with the cheese and cook for 8-10 minutes. Garnish and serve with potato wedges, sweetcorn and...

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Fish ‘n’ Rice

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Fish ‘n’ Rice

a great introduction to fish for youngsters!

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