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Not Your Average Fish and Chips

Not Your Average Fish and Chips

Ingredients

  • FOR FISH:
  • 4 hake fillets
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup flour
  • FOR BATTER:
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 1tbsp fish spice
  • 1tsp mustard powder
  • 1tsp paprika
  • 1tsp ground garlic
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • 240ml beer (alcoholic/non-alcoholic)
  • Salt and pepper
  • FOR CHIPS:
  • 3 large potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 200g bacon bits
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2tsp garlic and ginger
  • 1tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Olive Pride Blend of Seed Oils and Extra Virgin Olive Oil for frying

Instructions

1

Heat oven to 200°C

2

FOR THE BATTER:

3

In a bowl, combine all the dry batter ingredients and whisk in the beer.

4

Set aside and allow to stand to thicken slightly

5

FOR THE FISH:

6

In a plastic packet, place the hake fillets, salt, pepper and flour

7

Toss the fillets in the seasoned flour

8

In a pot heat the Olive Pride Oil

9

Once hot, dust off the excess flour and dip in the batter allow the excess to drip o

10

Carefully place the fish into the hot oil, skin side down

11

Allow to cook for 5 minutes until golden and then carefully flip over to cook for a further 5 minutes

12

Place onto kitchen paper and allow excess oil to be absorbed

13

Repeat the process with remaining fish

14

FOR THE CHIPS:

15

In an ovenproof frying pan cook the bacon until crispy

16

Add the onion, garlic, ginger and smoked paprika.

17

Cook until the onion is slightly softened

18

Add the potatoes and cook in the pan for a few minutes

19

Place in the oven and cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally

20

Remove the wedges from the oven once golden and cooked through

21

Sprinkle them with the cheese and place back in the oven until melted

22

Remove and serve with a generous sprinkling of parsley

23

Serve the “fish and chips” with any sauce of your choice and lemon wedges

Notes

Tip: If fish is not to your liking then try cubes or strips of chicken fillets, or cubed vegetables for tempura style. Find out what mom likes and make that for her.

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