Cucumber Boats with Tuna Mousse

Cook time 30 minutes
Servings Makes 12


3 cucumbers cut in half and seeds scraped out

2 x 185g can of tuna in oil, drained

2 anchovies

½ cup of whole egg mayonnaise

2 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan  

Zest of 1 lemon, juice of 1/2

5 drops of tabasco

Chervil, to garnish (can also use dill or chives)

Cucumber Boats with Tuna Mousse


Place the tuna, mayonnaise, anchovies, Parmesan, lemon and tabasco in to a food processor and blitz until smooth, light and fluffy. Place in the fridge until to chill for 30 minutes.

Top and tail the cucumber halves and then cut in half again. Carefully scrape the cucumber seeds out to make a channel and chop them into bite size pieces. Place the tuna mousse in a piping bag and pipe into the cucumber cavity.

Garnish with chervil.