Herbs & Beer Fish Fingers with Herb Tartare

 

Give me fish anyday at any time! I live by the seaside and I like fish in any form but panko coated fillets with a good Tartare is one of my favourite dishes in summer. I like to play with my marinades depending on the fish. A fattier fish like salmon needs more acidity to counter off the fatness; a more neutral fish like cod or haddock will accept stronger flavours. In this recipe I chose to go strong on garlic and herbs with the added beer to give the fish a strong character. I used the same herbs on the Tartare sauce that I used on the Panko mix for added flavour.

What you will need

8 thick white fish fillets (cod or haddock) cut in fingers

1/2 cup beer

1/2 cup milk

4 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 lemon - juice

6 garlics with no skin

8 sprigs parsley

Salt & Pepper

2 eggs

1 pinch salt

1 pinch pepper

2 cups Panko breadcrumbs

1 1/2 tablespoons parsley chopped finely

1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped finely

1/2 tablespoon fresh chives chopped finely

1/2 lemon - zest

Vegetable oil to fry

1 lemon cut in wedges for serving

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