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Healthy homemade fish and chips

wp-1488389608438.jpgFriday night fish and chips is a tradition for many – I have a colleague who looks forward to his weekly cod and chips without fail – but this English delicacy is hardly the healthiest of dishes.

The National Federation of Fish Friers (which champions the fish & chip industry) says a 170g portion of fish with 280g of chips and 115g of mushy peas clocks in a 1,086 calories with almost 53g of fat. And that sounds like a small portion of fish & chips to me…

For a healthier alternative, I’ve started making my own fish & chips. The battered fish is replaced with a herb-crusted one, roasted curry-flavoured parsnips instead of chips and curry sauce and there’s minted gherkin-pea crushed to top it all off.

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