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Fish fingers and chips

14
10
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
20 min
Cook
40 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This absolute classic of fish fingers and chips will be loved by the whole family. By adding some Cajun spice to the breadcrumbs to the fish for modern spicy flavour

Ingredients

potato

600 g, floury variety, cut lengthways into 1cm thick chips

white fish

500 g, firm variety

plain flour

¼ cup(s), (35g)

egg(s)

2 medium, lightly beaten

panko breadcrumbs

1 cup(s), (140g)

low-fat mayonnaise

¼ cup(s), (75g)

baby capers, rinsed, drained

1 tbs, chopped

pickled gherkin, drained

20 g, finely chopped

fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 tbs, finely chopped

lemon(s)

1 medium, wedges to serve

oil spray

2 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C fan-forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Place potatoes, in a single layer, on 1 prepared tray. Lightly spray with oil. Bake on top shelf of oven for 40 minutes or until golden.
  2. Meanwhile, cut fish into long (about 12cm) 3cm-thick 'fingers'. Place flour on a plate. Whisk egg and 1 tablespoon water in a shallow bowl. Place breadcrumbs on a plate.
  3. Dip 1 piece of fish into flour and then egg mixture. Coat in breadcrumbs and place on remaining prepared tray. Repeat with remaining fish. Lightly spray with oil and bake in oven with chips, turning once, for 20 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise, capers, gherkin and parsley in a small bowl. Serve tartare sauce with fish fingers, chips and a lemon wedge.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: garden salad drizzled with lemon juice.TIP: A floury potato, such as sebago, is best for making fluffy chips.

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