Fishy Fillings for Sandwiches

Fishy Fillings for Sandwiches

Whatever your favourite filling, sandwiches are extremely versatile, and, in our opinion, even better when that filling includes seafood! Tuck into three of our favourite lunch time seafood sandwich recipes, ideal for those days you want something a little more exciting in your lunch box.

Homemade Fish Goujon Sandwich (serves 2)

fish finger sandwich with tartar sauce and lettuce

The humble fish finger butty is a firm family favourite, follow our fool proof recipes to make one of the nation’s favourites just that little bit fancier. These homemade fish goujon sandwiches will give you double the satisfaction, amazing taste and knowing you’re a whizz in the kitchen. So what are you waiting for? Get frying those fish goujons.

Ingredients

  • 2 brioche buns
  • Mixed leaf salad

For the goujons

  • 400g of cod loin
  • 3tbsp plain flour
  • 80g breadcrumbs
  • 30ml of olive oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten

For tartar sauce

  • 1 shallot
  • 1 tbsp of capers
  • ½ tsp of mustard
  • 30g mayonnaise
  • 3 large pickles, finely chopped

Method

  1. Pat the cod loin dry with a paper towel.
  2. Slice the cod loin fillets into six rectangular goujons. Place the cod into a bowl and add in the plain flour and a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss the cod in the flour mixture to evenly coat.
  3. Dip the cod pieces into the beaten egg before coating in breadcrumbs.
  4. Pour the oil into a pan over a high heat. Once the oil is hot add in the goujons and fry for 3-4 minutes until crispy and fully cooked through out. Set aside on some kitchen roll to absorb any excess oil.
  5. Meanwhile, start making the tartar sauce. Thoroughly mix all the ingredients listed for the sauce.
  6. Slice the brioche buns in half if needed and spread a generous amount of the tartar sauce onto one half of the brioche bun. Place the cod goujons into the brioche and top with a handful of mixed leaf salad before tucking in!

 

Lobster roll (serves 1)

lobster roll on wooden chopping board

If you like a little bit of luxury and the comfort of a good sandwich, then this is most certainly the choice for you! The lobster roll has an air of sophistication, certain to make the entire office jealous with your packed lunch fit for royalty.

Ingredients

  • 200g lobster, chopped
  • 1 hot dog style bun
  • 2 tbsp of mayonnaise
  • ½ a stalk of celery, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Mix together the lobster meat, celery, lemon juice and mayonnaise in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Spread a thin layer of butter onto the buns and toast in a heated pan until golden brown, approximately 30 seconds each side.
  3. Fill the rolls with the lobster filling and serve.

 

Swordfish Steak Sandwich with Spicy Coleslaw (serves 2)

chargrilled swordfish steaks on hot skillet

Fancy something a little different? Why not give this Swordfish Steak recipe a try! Our swordfish steaks are a firm favourite with our customers and this Swordfish Steak sandwich served with a kick of spice coleslaw is sure to have mouth watering. One bite of this you’ll never want to go back to your usual uninspiring sandwiches ever again.

Ingredients

  • 2 swordfish steaks
  • 30g of butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • A squeeze of lemon juice
  • 2 ciabattas’

Seasoning mix

  • ½ a tsp of coriander
  • A pinch of cumin
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • A pinch of salt and pepper

Spicy slaw

  • ½ a cabbage, finely sliced
  • ½ and onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 60g of mayonnaise
  • 30g of jalapenos, chopped

 

Method

  1. Heat a large pan over a high heat. Pat the swordfish steaks dry and coat with butter. Generously sprinkle the seasoning mix over the steaks.
  2. Once the pan is very hot, carefully place in the swordfish steaks. Fry on each side for 3 minutes, until the steak is golden brown and cooked all the way through.
  3. Meanwhile mix the spicy slaw ingredients together to create your coleslaw.
  4. Remove your Swordfish steaks from the pan and set aside. Slice the ciabatta in half and spread a thin layer mayonnaise and place mayonnaise side down onto the hot pan until toasted.
  5. Assemble the sandwich. Place the swordfish steak onto the bottom half of the tasted ciabatta, spoon on some spicy slaw and top with the other half of ciabatta and tuck in!