Fish Fingers

  • 5MINS
  • 25MINS
  • 165KCAL

There’s no need to give up your favourite guilty pleasure as these slimming-friendly Fish Fingers are Weight Watchers friendly and low calorie too!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories165
  • Carbs9g
  • Protein24g
  • Fat2g
  • Saturates1g
  • Sugars1g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

There’s no need to give up your guilty pleasures when you start your slimming journey! These Fish Fingers are slimming friendly and perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.

Our Fish Fingers are a great meal for the whole family and, because they’re so chunky and substantial, no one will ever guess that they’re low calorie – no more making different meals for everyone!

We’ve used white fish fillets in this recipe, but you can make them with any kind of fish that you like – just remember to adjust the calories and Points accordingly!

What diets are these Fish Fingers suitable for?

This Fish Fingers recipe is suitable for dairy free diets.

It can be made gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;

  • Breadcrumbs

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Fish Fingers recipe?

  • You need to count 3 Points per portion of this Fish Fingers recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Fish Fingers recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Fish Fingers recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Fish Fingers?

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These Fish Fingers are dead easy to make! You’ll just need a good baking tray like this one from Amazon.

How many calories are in these Fish Fingers?

There are 165 calories per portion in these Fish Fingers, which means they fall into our Everyday Light category.

These Fish Fingers are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fit well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 170°C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Step 2

Put the breadcrumbs into a bowl with the season all. Seasoning with salt and pepper. Beat the egg in a separate bowl.

Step 3

Cut the fish into 2cm wide strips, depending on the length of the fish fillets you have, you may want to cut them in half so that they are around 10cm long.

Step 4

Dip each piece of fish in the egg, and then into the bread crumbs. Place onto the baking tray. Spray each fish finger with low calorie cooking spray and pop in the oven to cook for 25 minutes until golden.

Step 5

Serve immediately with your choice of accompaniment!

What could I serve with these Fish Fingers?

These Fish Fingers work really well when served alongside any of the following accompaniments:

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How do you know when these Fish Fingers are cooked?

You should cook your Fish Fingers for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Fish Fingers in the fridge?

Once you’ve put this dish out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Fish Fingers in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze these Fish Fingers?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

How do I reheat these Fish Fingers?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes then stir. Cook for a further 5-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Fish Fingers

There's no need to give up your favourite guilty pleasure as these slimming-friendly Fish Fingers are Weight Watchers friendly and low calorie too!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    25 MINS
  • KCals 165
  • Carbs 9G
WW Points
  • 3 Green
  • 2 Blue
  • 2 Purple

Ingredients

  • 500 g white fish fillets
  • 1 egg
  • 50 g breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp Schwartz Season All
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Put the breadcrumbs into a bowl with the season all. Seasoning with salt and pepper. Beat the egg in a separate bowl.
  3. Cut the fish into 2cm wide strips, depending on the length of the fish fillets you have, you may want to cut them in half so that they are around 10cm long.
  4. Dip each piece of fish in the egg, and then into the bread crumbs. Place onto the baking tray. Spray each fish finger with low calorie cooking spray and pop in the oven to cook for 25 minutes until golden.
  5. Serve immediately with your choice of accompaniment!

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LucySunday 31st March 2019

Hi there,
Do you freeze before or after cooking please?
Thank you!

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    Emma TSunday 7th April 2019

    Hi Lucy,

    You can freeze them after cooking – if you pop some greaseproof paper between them before freezing then they’ll be easy to separate ????

    Reply

Vicky KennyFriday 1st February 2019

Are these made with dried breadcrumbs?

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RichardThursday 24th January 2019

These look delicious. thank you!

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CarolineThursday 3rd January 2019

He, which Season All is for the recipe as I’ve seen 2 & not sure which is the right one

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