Crispy fish and sweet potato chips

By admin
22 June 2012

Preparation time: 10 min

Cooking time: 20 min

Serves: 4


2 sweet potatoes, washed and sliced

salt and freshly ground black pepper

5 ml (1 t) all-spice

10 ml (2 t) oil


250 ml (1 c) amasi or buttermilk

1 egg

5 ml (1 t) chilli flakes

250 ml (1 c) flour

salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

60 ml (¼ c) oil

4 baby hake fillets

1 lemon (optional)

Preheat oven to 180°.

Place the sliced sweet potatoes in a baking sheet and season with salt and pepper and all-spice.

Drizzle oil and mix with your hands.

Place in the oven for 15 minutes or until cooked.

In a bowl, whisk together amasi, egg, and chilli flakes.

Place flour in another shallow dish.

Dip fish into amasi mixture, then coat with flour.

Repeat to coat fish twice.

Heat oil in a large pan over medium high heat.

Carefully add fish to hot oil.

Cook for 5 minutes on each side or until golden.

Drain on paper towels and season with lemon if using.

Serve fish with sweet potatoes.

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