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Onion bhaji fish & chips served with tartare sauce

Onion bhaji fish & chips

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Combine the nation’s two favourite takeaways - fish & chips and Indian food - and the result is irresistible. Great for casual entertaining

Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal840
fat24g
saturates3g
carbs105g
sugars5g
fibre11g
protein40g
salt1.3g
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Ingredients

  • sunflower oil , for deep frying
  • 2 double lemon sole fillets or 2 x 150g fillets of other white fish

For the batter

For the chips

  • 3 large potatoes , peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tbsp Madras curry powder

To serve

  • curry salt and lime mayo (see tips, below)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the flour, yeast, spices, chilli, coriander and a large pinch of salt into a bowl and stir together. Whisk in the lager until you have a smooth batter. Cover and set aside while you cook the chips.

  • STEP 2

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Drizzle half the oil in a roasting tin and put in the oven to heat up. Tip the chips into a bowl and toss in the remaining oil, curry powder and a pinch of salt. Tip into the roasting tin and roast for 30 mins, then toss and carry on roasting until the chips are cooked through and crisp, around 15 mins more. Turn the oven down to 110C/90C fan/gas ¼ to keep them warm.

  • STEP 3

    Stir the onion into the batter, making sure all the slices are separated. Heat 10cm sunflower oil in a deep-fat fryer or pan of oil to 180C. Scatter some flour on a plate, dip the fish in the flour, pat off any excess, then dip into the batter, coating the fish with a generous amount of batter and onion. Carefully lower into the oil and sizzle for 5 mins until golden brown. Once cooked, drain off any excess oil, then carefully place on a tray lined with kitchen towel. Serve with the chips, seasoned with curry salt and lime mayo on the side for dipping.

RECIPE TIPS
FOR THE CURRY SALT

Mix 1 tbsp garam masala with 2 tbsp sea salt.

FOR THE LIME MAYO

Mix 1 crushed garlic clove and the zest and juice of 1 large lime into 100ml shop-bought mayonnaise.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2018

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