Gourmet Fast app

Get our Gourmet Fast app and you can download 140 recipes for your iPhone.

Subscribe to Gourmet

Subscribe or renew this month for 12 issues and receive a free Joseph Joseph Nest 7 set valued at $59.95! Offer ends 20 August.

Gourmet on your iPad

Download the latest issue of Gourmet Traveller for your iPad.

Ocean trout tartare with chips

If ocean trout is unavailable, substitute salmon.

You'll need

  • 600 gm
  • skinless ocean trout, cut into 5mm pieces
  • Pinch
  • mustard powder
  • ½
  • lemon, juice only
  • 1 tbsp
  • salted baby capers, rinsed
  • 2
  • golden shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp
  • thinly sliced chives
  • 2 tbsp
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • 850 gm
  • sebago potatoes, peeled, cut lengthways into 2cm-thick pieces and soaked in water
  • For deep-frying:
  • peanut oil
  • 4
  • quail eggs and cornichons, to serve

Method

  • 01
  • Place ocean trout in a non-reactive bowl. Add mustard, lemon juice, capers, shallots, chives and olive oil. Season generously with sea salt and freshly ground white pepper. Combine well and refrigerate.
  • 02
  • Drain potatoes and pat dry with absorbent paper. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large, deep saucepan to 150C. Add half the potatoes and cook for 6 minutes, or until cooked through. Drain on absorbent paper. Repeat with remaining potatoes, then set aside. Increase oil heat to 180C. Return potatoes to oil and deep-fry for 3-5 minutes or until golden and crisp, drain and season with sea salt.
  • 03
  • Place tartare into four 1 cup-capacity moulds, then unmould onto plates. Crack quail eggs in half, leaving egg in one half, and place on top of each tartare. Serve with chips and cornichons.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
Gourmet Fast
in your pocket

Now, here's a mighty handful: GT's Gourmet Fast recipes are available on iPhone (and iPad - and, any day now, Android)...

Read More
Win
a LeCreuset kitchen pack!

Win a LeCreuset kitchen pack thanks to new film The Hundred Foot Journey. Get in quick!

Enter now
Gourmet TV

Check out our video section for our latest cover recipes, chef cooking demos, interviews and more.

Watch Now

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

Drink Suggestion

A good Chablis.

Featured in

Feb 2007

You might also like...

Quick meals

recipes

Nonna Lidia’s Christmas baccala, green olive and chilli salad

Beer recipes

recipes

Christmas pudding ice-cream

Summer seafood recipes

recipes

Raspberry and Mint Mojito

Summer salads

recipes

Neil Perry: Prawn cocktail

Quick summer meals

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Blueberry vanilla tart

Christmas classic recipes

recipes

Barbecue trout bundles with prosciutto and button mushrooms

Adriano Zumbo's Christmas recipes

recipes

Serge Dansereau: Homemade lemonade

Christmas food gifts

recipes

conversion tool

 
get the latest news

Sign up to receive the latest food, travel and dining news direct from Gourmet Traveller headquarters.