Make homemade fish fingers and peas

By admin
05 June 2014

Fish is brain food and that’s why fish fingers are the perfect snack for little hands and growing teens. Make it yourself and pack leftovers in lunchboxes.

Fish is brain food and that’s why fish fingers are the perfect snack for little hands and growing teens. Make it yourself and pack leftovers in lunchboxes.

  • Serves 4
  • Preparation: 15 min
  • Cooking: 15 min

You’ll need:

  • 600 g skinless hake
  • 60 ml (¼ c) flour
  • 1 egg, lightly whisked
  • 250 ml (1 c) breadcrumbs
  • 30 ml (2 T) oil
  • 400 g frozen peas
  • knob of butter
  • handful of fresh mint, chopped
  • baked potatoes to serve (optional)

Do this:

  1. Slice the fish into 12 fingers.
  2. Put the flour, egg and breadcrumbs into 3 separate shallow bowls. Coat the fish with flour, dip in the egg then coat with breadcrumbs. Transfer to a plate and chill in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat and fry the fish fingers, turning occasionally, for 8 minutes or until golden and done.
  4. Cook the peas in a pot of boiling water over high heat for 3 minutes or until soft. Drain, tip into a bowl and add the butter, and mint. Roughly mash and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve the fish fingers with peas and baked potatoes (if using).

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