Yellowtail skewers

Perfect for a romantic dinner.

Recipe from: 13 August 2015
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 5 min


  • 600
    yellowtail, cubed
  • 8
    bamboo skewers, soaked in cold water for 30 minutes
  • 2
    lemons, cut into cubes
  • olive oil
  • sea salt flakes
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1
    good quality mayonnaise (We used Hellmann’s)
  • 30
    flatleaf parsley leaves, finely chopped (optional)
  • 3
    large gherkins, finely chopped
  • 1
    hard-boiled egg, very finely chopped
  • home-made potato wedges
Servings: Change Serving


Mix the ingredients for the tartare sauce until well combined.
Skewer the yellow tail, alternating with the lemon wedges and set aside.
Heat a griddle pan until very hot.

Brush the skewers with olive oil and season well.
Cook the skewers on the griddle pan (or over hot coals) for 1 minute per side.
Serve immediately with the potato wedges and tartare sauce on the side.

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