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Piri-piri fish & chips with spicy peas

Piri-piri fish & chips with spicy peas

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Give a traditional staple a spicy kick with some chilli marinade and minty peas. Use any white fish- we used sea bass

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
low inkcal450
low infat11g


  • 375g potato , cut into chips
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • juice ½ lemon
  • 2 tbsp piri-piri marinade
  • 300g frozen pea
  • 1 green chilli , deseeded and finely chopped
  • ½ garlic clove , crushed
  • handful mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 white fish fillets (we used sea bass)


  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the chips with half the olive oil and half the lemon juice, arrange in a layer on a baking tray, then season. Cook for 25 mins. Stir the remaining lemon juice into the marinade.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the peas for 2-3 mins, then drain. Return the peas to the empty pan and crush with the chilli, garlic, mint and the remaining oil. Season and keep warm.

  • STEP 3

    After 25 mins, turn the potatoes and move to the edges of the tray. Add the fish, skin-side up, and spoon over the marinade. Cook for another 10-12 mins until the fish is cooked through. Serve with the smashed peas.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2013

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