Crunchy fish fingers

Crunchy fish fingers

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins

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Serves 4

Even the most finicky kids will want to try these healthy low fat fish fingers

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  • 250g pollock fillets
  • juice half a lemon
  • ½ tsp fish seasoning (we used Schwartz)
  • 50g polenta
  • 50g dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 omega-3 enriched egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • mangetout, broccoli and mashed potato, to serve

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  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Cut the fish into 8 pieces, then squeeze over the lemon juice.
  2. Line a baking sheet with baking paper, and mix the fish seasoning, polenta and breadcrumbs on this. Dip the fish into the egg, then turn several times in the polenta and breadcrumb mixture to coat. Repeat with all the pieces of fish.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and bake for 15 mins, turning halfway through cooking. Serve with mangetout, broccoli and mashed potato.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2008

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Caramelfleurdesel's picture
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Enjoyed this easy recipe. Used more fish than it said and had no fish seasoning so made my own with some chervil, thyme and parsley from the garden. Will definitely make it again.

alexis115's picture

A very nice recipe that was pretty easy and went down well with everyone in the family. I used oil and milk instead of egg as my son is allergic to egg. Just one negative - the quantity of fish here is too small. I did just over 300g fish and it was not quite enough for two adults and two young children!

ricktoomer's picture
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Just cooked this for dinner and really did not like it. Followed the recipe and the coating was not crunchy but dusty and tasteless. We disliked it that much that we left it and made something else. Will not be doing again.

karenwhitby's picture
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Excellent recipie. I didn't have any polenta but I don't think I really missed it. I added some lemon zest & seasoning to the breadcrumbs & it worked really well.

kfurber's picture

These really were very easy and very tasty. Didnt have any fish seasoning, so just used salt and pepper which turned out fine. Would make again!

taniarobinson's picture

My son enjoyed making these with me and the whole family enjoyed eating them, very easy to make!

ziggy1's picture

Great recipe, quick & easy, children/adults loved them- good healthy dish!