Crunchy fish goujons

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Essentials magazine, fish goujons
Essentials magazine, fish goujons
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  • Skill level: Bit of effort

  • Costs: Mid-price

Essentials recipe Triple tested: Crispy on the outside with succulent fish inside, the kids will love these homemade fish goujons. Brought to you by Essentials magazine


  • 300g white fish,skinless boneless fillets, cut into thick strips
  • 2tbsp plain flour
  • 1 organic free-range egg, beaten
  • 75g breadcrumbs
  • Zest of 2 lemons
  • Sunflower oil for shallow frying
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

Add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the crumb mixture of your goujons for a spicy kick.


  1. Put the fish pieces into a large bowl and add the plain flour. Season well and toss altogether until the fish pieces are well coated. In a separate bowl, mix togther the breadcrumbs and lemon zest.
  2. Dip each piece in the beaten egg, then in the breadcrumbs to coat. Heat the oil in a pain until very hot. Add the fish goujons and fry in batches for 3-4 minutes until golden and cooked through. Serve with the mayonnaise to dip.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 545(kcal)
  • Fat 27.0g
  • Saturates 4.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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