Fingers of Skate with Potatoes, Fennel and Braised Artichokes

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

Rhodes Around Britain

By Gary Rhodes

Published 1994

  • About

This dish really doesn’t have to be difficult. The potatoes and fennel are quick and easy to prepare, and if the artichokes sound like too much hard work (but it’s worth a try), there are good-quality tinned artichoke bottoms available. Mixed bags of salad leaves are also available in supermarkets.


  • 225 g (8 oz) new potatoes, boiled
  • 1 onion, finely chopped


To make the dressing, place all the ingredients except the oils into a food processor and blitz to a paste. With the motor running, slowly add the oil, as you would for mayonnaise. Push the dressing through a fine sieve then season to taste with salt and pepper.

Slice the new potatoes while still warm and mix with the chopped onion. Add about 2