Recipe Of The Week: Fish & Chips

The Naparima Girls’ High school cookbook was a project to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of the school in 1987 and it has since gone through various editions perfecting the recipes and the design. The recipes are simple and easy to follow and the images are beautifully presented so anyone can give it a whirl and try their hand at some fantastic Caribbean dishes; making it the ideal gift for friends and family all over the world.

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This Fish and Chips recipe renders a nice caribbean fusion of the traditional British favourite.

Fish and Chips – serves 4 

  • 2lbs. fish fillet
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • salt and hot pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. minced green seasoning
  • 1/2 cup flour  seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 4 large potatoes
  1. Cut fish in serving pieces; add lime juice and season with salt , pepper, garlic and green seasoning
  2. Leave in refrigerator for 1/2 hour to marinate
  3. Coat fish pieces in seasoned flour, dip in beaten egg and then with breadcrumbs
  4. Fry a few pieces at a time in 1/2 cup hot oil until brown
  5. Drain on kitchen towel and keep hot
  6. Peel potatoes, cut in finger lengths and dry
  7. Deep-fry potatoes in remaining oil until golden brown and cooked. Drain on kitchen paper

Serve fish and chip with coleslaw and wedges of lemon or lime

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