BBQ Tuna Nicoise Recipe

Celebrity chef, author & restaurateur, Adrian Richardson, cooks his BBQ Tuna Nicoise recipe over Heat Beads® BBQ Briquettes on highly rated TV show Good Chef Bad Chef.

As seen on Season 4 of Good Chef Bad Chef

Watch the recipe video (above right).


  • 200gm yellow fin tuna slice or tinned tuna

Nicoise Salad:

  • ¼ cup parsley, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup black or green olives
  • 2 red peppers cut in half, deseeded and cut into small strips
  • 200gm green beans, blanched until cooked but still firm
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 cucumber
  • ¼ cup basil leaves, picked
  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • anchovies
  • 100gm kipflers potatoes (garlic, small potatoes, herbs)
  • 4 boiled and peeled eggs – 7 mines in boiling water, cut into quarters


  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1 papaya, diced
  • 2 avocado, sliced
  • ¼ red onion, sliced
  • 1 long red chilli
  • 1 tablespoon deep fried shallots
  • 1 spring onion, sliced
  • 1 pinch dried oregano
  • 1 handful coriander leaves
  • 1 handful continental parsley leaves
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoon finger limes
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 2 tablespoon french grain mustard
  • 1 garlic clove
  • juice of one lemon
  • 2 tablespoon tarragon vinegar
  • 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper


If cooking yellow fin tuna, season the tuna with pepper, salt and some olive oil and grill on the BBQ to your preference.

Place all of the salad ingredients (except the eggs) into a large bowl.

Season with salt and pepper.

Dress with the dressing.

Arrange on large bowls.

Arrange the eggs around the salad and serve.

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*Recipe by celebrity chef Adrian Richardson as seen on popular cooking series Good Chef Bad Chef. Image copyright Good Chef Bad Chef & Channel TEN.