Despite the fact that fish is one of the world’s healthiest foods, many people still avoid including it in their daily diets because they do not enjoy the taste. It is also the case for the majority of children, so convincing them to eat fish-based meals will be a difficult task.
No one asserted, however, that fish could not be used in entertaining and surprising new ways to make it more bearable for everyone. Check out our collection of recipes, and we guarantee that you will begin to appreciate fish in a new way.
Reinterpreted fish and chips
The national dish of the United Kingdom is probably the simplest and most common method of preparing fish. This meal, which is similar to fast food, is extremely popular throughout Europe and North America. In place of the traditional fish fingers, we recommend that you experiment with new types of fish that are both healthier and will turn this meat into a low-calorie option.
Always take the quality of the ingredients into consideration. Instead of using frozen or premade products, opt for fresh and organic options whenever possible instead. For an authentic and delicious homemade taste, use real potatoes that you cut yourself and fry in your own oil.. Sunflower oil should be used instead of other oils such as canola or palm tree seed oil.
Peel and cut the potatoes into large chunks after they have been peeled. Allow them to fry in a frying pan until they are golden brown before transferring them to a serving plate. Cover the wedges with a paper towel to absorb any remaining excess oil and make them more nutritious.
Skin the fish with a sharp fish fillet knife and cut it into thick fillets with a fish slicer. Cut them into bite-size pieces and coat them in a mixture of flour, whisked eggs, and sesame seeds. Serve immediately. Place the fish bites in a frying pan and fry them for a few minutes on each side until they are golden brown.
Prepare a single serving of the wedges and fries on a single plate and top it with thick chunks of lemon, lettuce leaves, and a dressing made of low-fat yogurt, lemon juice, and fresh fennel.
Baked garlic lemon tilapia with basmati rice
It’s the perfect recipe for those who want to give fish another shot and want something light and delectable. To make the recipe more appetizing, you can serve it with basmati or wild rice, sautéed vegetables, or potato wedges.
You’ll need two large tilapia fillets, freshly ground multi-colored peppercorns (we prefer red, white, green, and black), freshly squeezed lemon juice and lemon wedges, minced garlic, and butter or olive oil for this recipe, which takes about 30 minutes to prepare.
Season the fish fillets with salt, pepper, rosemary, or other specific fish spices, if desired, before cooking. Dab the fillets with extra virgin olive oil or butter using a pastry brush, and set them aside for a few minutes. Place the fillets in a pan with the lemon wedges and cook until done. Preparing the fish in the oven takes approximately 40 minutes, or until the meat is tender and juicy.
Remove the fillets from the oven and coat them with the minced garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper before placing them back in the oven for another five minutes to finish cooking. Served with basmati or wild curry rice and a salsa made of finely chopped tomatoes, a teaspoon of finely chopped red onion, fresh parsley, salt, and lemon juice, this dish is absolutely delicious.
Reinterpreted Bolognese pasta
Moreover, even if everything else fails, you can be confident that no one will turn their back on a plate of delicious Bolognese pasta. What’s the trick? Instead of using regular meatballs, you can make your own fish meatballs to use as an alternative. Nobody will be able to tell the difference if it is combined with the appropriate vegetables, and you will be able to enjoy yourself for the rest of the night.
Attempting to conceal fish by incorporating it into other foods is the most effective method of convincing your children to try something new, even if they are not necessarily interested in a good fishing game with an ice fishing rod. But, returning to our pasta, here are the essential ingredients that make this dish so delicious: fresh mint leaves, a high-quality tomato sauce that has been spiced with salt, pepper, and oregano, a portion of tagliatelle or spaghetti, and shrimp or trout meat