Gousto’s feel good fish ‘n chips recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Low-fat
serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
5-a-day: 2
Prep: 30 min
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  • Fish and chips aren’t just for Friday – you’ll want to eat Gousto's version every day of the week! Do away with grease-soaked newspaper and coat your fish in chive crumbs instead, using lemony mayo as a dip for chips. On the table in just 30 minutes and 2 of your 5-a-day.

    Gousto’s fish and chips recipe is a great alternative to your Friday night takeaway and is much healthier too! By swapping out the greasy batter for chive crumbs you can create a low-calorie and low-fat version of your favourite takeaway. Serve your lightly crumbed fish and homemade chips with mushie peas or tartare sauce for a real treat. It’s a family favourite that can be on the table in just 30 minutes. If you’re feeling adventurous you can swap out the basa fillets for cod, haddock, or halibut!

    Ingredients

    • 2 lemons
    • 10g chives
    • 4 x 100g basa fillets
    • 4 carrots
    • 90ml mayonnaise
    • 320g mixed green veg
    • 60g panko breadcrumbs
    • 6 medium white potatoes

    Method

    • Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7. Cut the potatoes (skins on) into thin chips. Add the chips to a baking tray with a generous drizzle of vegetable oil and a pinch of salt. Give everything a good mix up and put the tray in the oven for 20-25 min or until crisp.

    • Meanwhile, chop the chives finely. Combine the chopped chives with the panko breadcrumbs and a generous pinch of salt in a small bowl. Add a generous drizzle of olive oil and stir it together until all of the breadcrumbs are coated in the oil – this is your chive crumb

    • Add the basa fillets to a separate baking tray and pat them dry with kitchen paper. Top the fish evenly with the chive crumb and press it into the fish using the back of a spoon. Put the tray in the oven for 12-15 min or until golden and cooked through

    • While the fish is cooking, combine the juice of half a lemon with the mayonnaise in a small bowl. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper – this is your lemony mayo.

    • Boil a kettle. Top, tail, peel and chop the carrots into batons.

    • Add the carrot batons to a pot with plenty of boiling water over a high heat. Once boiling, cook for 1 min. Trim the green beans, then add the green veg and cook for a further 3-4 min or until tender with a bite. Once done, drain the vegetables and return them to the pot with a knob of butter. Keep covered until serving.

    • Cut the remaining lemon into wedges. Serve the breaded fish with the chips, vegetables and lemony mayo to the side. Garnish with a wedge of lemon and enjoy!

      From recipe box company Gousto’s Everyday Favourites range. Gousto delivers precise ingredients and easy-to-follow recipe cards, with free delivery, 40 weekly recipes and prices from £2.98 per person. More information at www.gousto.co.uk

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