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Quick Fish Schnitzel with Tartare Sauce

cook 10 mins
  • 50 g (2 oz) breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 thin white fish fillets, such as plaice or haddock
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • tartare sauce
  • lemon wedges
  • cooked garden peas
  • Mix the breadcrumbs, parsley and lemon rind in a shallow dish. Break the egg into a second dish and beat lightly. Place the flour in a third dish, add some seasoning and mix well.
  • Dip the fish fillets first in the seasoned flour, then the egg, followed by the breadcrumbs, ensuring each is well coated.
  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan and cook the fish over a medium heat for 2–3 minutes on each side, until golden and flaky. Drain on kitchen paper and serve with tartare sauce, lemon wedges and peas.
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