The very British dish of fish and chips is a taste sensation that is now a much loved meal around the world. Succulent white fish encased in crispy batter and accompanied by chunky chips that put fast food joint fries to shame is eaten by millions across the globe, with Friday being the most popular day to indulge. As with all the best tasting dishes however, fish and chips is not one that can be embraced by those trying to watch their weight. As we all love this dish in Tapoos Towers we wanted to keep enjoying it but without the guilt factor of consuming all those calories and the fat used to fry them. This recipe has been tested by us in the office and has got the thumbs up from everyone. Oven roasted fish and chips delivers big flavor without the fat etc and has been adopted by many of the big slimming clubs. Next time you are craving fish and chips give this simple and healthy recipe a go. It’s cheaper, tastes awesome and carries no guilt trip from those uber fatty calories as only a very small amount of health beneficial olive oil is used in its cooking.
2 fish fillets
1 Tbsp of fresh garlic chopped
2 Tbsp lemon Juice
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp Mustard paste
1: Place the fresh garlic, the lemon juice, black pepper and oregano into a bowl. There are no hard and fast rules regarding the last 2, just add as little or as much as you like. Add the olive oil, the mustard paste and the chopped parsley. Mix them together well.
2: Take your 2 fish fillets and brush them with the mixture.
3: Chip your potatoes to your preference, with or without the skins, and bake in the oven at 200C/400F for around 20 minutes.
4: After around 15 minutes of the chips cooking, add a little olive oil to a frying pan and pop in the fish. Cook for around 5 minutes until they are a golden brown.
5: Serve with your roasted chips and tartar sauce.