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Ep 2 - Fish and chips

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Crumbed fish and chips

Serves 4

3 Tbsp olive oil
1/2  loaf wholemeal bread, processed into crumbs
Pinch white pepper
Pinch salt
4 x 100g fillets snapper
2 tsp Dijon mustard

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.

Heat olive oil in a heavy-based pan.

Add breadcrumbs, pepper and salt and stir fry for 3-5 minutes or until crisp.

Paint top side of snapper with mustard.

Pat breadcrumbs onto the mustard.

Place on a baking sheet on a baking tray.

Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes.

Kumara chips

Serves 4

4 kumara, cut into chunky chips
3 Tbsp olive oil
Pinch white pepper
Pinch salt

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.

Line a baking tray with baking paper.

Place kumara chips in a bowl.

Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with pepper and salt and mix.

Lay chips out in a single layer on the baking tray.

Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until tender and golden.

Pepperanato purée

3 onions, peeled, finely sliced
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
500g Roma tomatoes
4 red peppers char grilled, skinned, deseeded, and thinly sliced
Pinch salt
Black pepper to taste
Handful of fresh basil
Heat olive oil a heavy-based saucepan.

Add onions and garlic and sweat until onions are translucent.

Blanch, refresh and skin tomatoes. Cut into quarters and add to onions.

Add peppers and cook for 2-3 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated.

Add basil and purée with a stick blender or in a food processor.

Season to taste.


Average per 450g serve                               Food Truck                               Fish and chips
Energy                                                          2423                                         5138
Protein                                                          27g                                           38g
Total fat                                                        25g                                           57g
Saturated fat                                                  5g                                           27g
Carbohydrate                                                62g                                          143g
Sodium                                                        547mg                                       869mg