Healthy Fish & Chips

mushy peas

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Fish & Chips don’t have to be unhealthy! You just need to change the way it is cooked and the ingredients used!

This turmeric crusted cod with sweet potato fries and homemade mushy peas is so simple to make and tastes amazing! 

Portion 1

Prep: 5-10 mins

Cooking: 30 mins



  • 1 large Sweet Potato
  • Fillet of fish (Try with either cod, haddock, hake or salmon)
  • Baking paper

Ingredients for the turmeric crust:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • pinch of salt & pepper

Ingredients for the mushy peas:

  • 1 cup frozen peas (150g)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Small handful of fresh basil
  • Pinch salt & pepper


  1. Pre heat the oven to 200C
  2. Slice the sweet potato into thin chips and place on a baking tray. Add a glug of olive oil with a pinch of salt & pepper and mix around the chips so they are covered evenly.
  3. Place in the oven for roughly 30 minutes, making sure to turn them every 10 minutes
  4. Now prepare the crust by mixing all the crust ingredients in a small bowl
  5. Place the fish on some baking paper (enough so that you can wrap it up) and place the crust evenly onto the top part of the fish. Once finished wrap the fish up
  6. Place in the oven for roughly 10-15 minutes depending on the size of fish fillet
  7. Place your frozen peas in some water and bring to a boil for 7-8 mins. Once cooked, drain them and add the olive oil, fresh basil, salt and pepper and hand blend to the consistency you want
  8. It is ready to serve

Tip: Make sure you try it with my homemade garlic cashew mayo!

Creating this dish? Don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @healthylivingjames Facebook @healthylivingjames or Twitter @healthylivingJW so I can see what you create! Want to save it for later then pin it on Pinterest @healthylivingJW.

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