Crispy cod nuggets with sweet potato wedges recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 20 min
Cooking: 30 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 480 kCal 24%
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  • Crispy cod nuggets with sweet potato wedges will be a family favourite for a Friday fish supper.

    Your family will love these crispy cod nuggets with sweet potato wedges – and using sweet potato instead of normal chips is a much healthier option.

    Ingredients

    • 4 pieces skinned cod fillet, cut into chunks
    • 30ml (2tbsp) plain flour
    • 1 large egg, beaten
    • 100g (4oz) fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
    • 30ml (2tbsp) olive oil
    • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
    • 15ml (1tbsp) honey
    • Sunflower oil, for shallow-frying
    • Soured cream and chive dip and lemon wedges, to serve

    Method

    • Coat each piece of cod in flour then dip in beaten egg and coat in breadcrumbs. Cover and chill in the fridge for 20 mins. Preheat the oven to 200ºC (400ºF, gas mark 6).

    • 2 Heat the olive oil in a roasting tin for 3-4 mins then add the sweet potato. Roast for 20 mins, turning once. Brush with honey and return to the oven for 10 mins until tender and golden.

    • Heat the sunflower oil in a heavy-based frying pan and fry the fish nuggets for 2-3 mins on each side until golden. Drain on kitchen paper. Serve with the potato wedges, dip and lemon.

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