Fish and Chips with Minted Pea Purée

Treat your family with this homely meal!


  • for the goujons:
  • 4 fillets of cod
  • 2 eggs & 75ml milk
  • 75 g seasoned flour
  • 225 g breadcrumbs
  • 1 dsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • for the pea purée:
  • 225 g frozen peas
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 0.50 medium sized onion
  • 250 ml cream
  • 1 dsp freshly chopped mint
  • seasoning


  1. Cut each fillet of fish into three strips.
  2. Prepare three bowls:
  3. 1: Seasoned flour
  4. 2: Egg & Milk whisked together
  5. 3: Breadcrumbs with sesame seeds & chilli flakes
  6. Coat the pieces of fish in the flour first, then transfer to the egg wash mixture and finally toss the egg coated pieces of fish in the breadcrumbs mixture.
  7. Heat the deep fat fryer or a large pot with some oil.
  8. Deep fry the fish until golden brown. This should take no more than 3-4 minutes.
  9. Drain on some kitchen paper & serve immediately.
  10. To make pea puree:
  11. In a large saucepan quickly fry off the onion & garlic until browed.
  12. Add in the frozen peas and coat with onion & garlic mixture.
  13. Add in cream and cook until the peas have softened and the cream will have reduced and thickened. (5 minutes)
  14. Mix in the seasoning and freshly chopped mint at this stage.
  15. Transfer the entire mixture to a food processor or blitz with hand held blitzer until broken down but still a little chunky.
  16. Serve with the fish and some home made thickly cut chips.


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