Serves 8-12
Time estimate
10 to 30 minutes
Eat Well for Less' healthier and cheaper take on fish and chips. Cornflakes are the star of the show. Each serving provides 519 kcal, 42g protein, 63g carbohydrates (of which 6g sugars), 10g fat (of which 3g saturates), 8g fibre and 1.2g salt.
Free-range eggs
3 eggs
150 g
Frozen white fish fillets
750 g
Potatoes, peeled and cut into 1cm
750 g
Rapeseed oil
1 tbsp
  1. 1
    Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7. Line two large baking trays with baking paper.
  2. 2
    Crack the eggs into a bowl, whisk well and season with half the salt and plenty of black pepper. Add the fish and swirl around until coated in the egg
  3. 3
    Tip the cornflakes into a large food bag, then seal and bash with a rolling pin until crushed.
  4. 4
    Open the bag and add the frozen fish pieces one at a time to the crushed cornflakes, turning it around to fully coat. Lift out and put onto one of the prepared baking trays.
  5. 5
    Put the chips onto the other prepared baking tray and drizzle with the oil, remaining salt and plenty of black pepper. Cook for 15 minutes, turn the chips over, and cook until tender and golden brown.
Frozen peas
400 g
Reduced fat crème fraîche
50 g
Chives, finely chopped
1 bunch
Salt and ground pepper
  1. 6
    Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, add the peas and cook for 2-3 minutes, until heated through. Drain and tip back into the saucepan, add the crème fraîche and crush with a masher until quite broken down. Stir in the chives.
  2. 7
    Serve the fish and chips with a small portion of peas alongside.
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Jorge Bastida

Amateur cook from London. Passionate about bread making and mediterranean cuisine.