Cod Goujons with winter slaw and sweet potato wedges
A light panko crumb coating makes these cod goujons perfectly crunchy on the outside, yet tender on the inside. Throw in a side of winter slaw for a seafood combination you can’t go wrong with. If that wasn’t good enough, serve up four plates of these tasty goujons for under £10*, as it boasts a £2.43* cost per person.
Serves 4 Total Time 30 mins
- 800g sweet potatoes, cut into wedges
- 1tbsp olive oil
- 500g cod fillets, sliced into 2cm strips
- 2tbsp plain flour, mixed with 1tsp smoked paprika & 1tbsp dried oregano
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 100g panko breadcrumbs
- Spray olive oil
- 2 large carrots, julienned
- 175g white cabbage, shredded
- 175g red cabbage, shredded
- 175g celeriac, peeled and julienned
- 3 tbsp mayonnaise
- 1 tsp dijon mustard
- Juice of 1⁄2 lemon
- Lemon wedges (optional)
- Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan/Gas 7 and line two baking trays with non-stick paper. Place the sweet potato wedges on one, drizzle over the oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake in the oven for 25 mins.
- Take the pieces of cod fillet and press gently with kitchen paper to remove any water.
- One by one, dust in the seasoned flour before rolling in the beaten egg and then in the panko breadcrumbs, placing each piece on the second baking tray as you go. Spray lightly with oil and then add to the oven. Cook for 6-8 mins until golden and then turn, spraying the other side lightly and returning to the oven for another 6-8 mins.
- While everything is in the oven, assemble the slaw by adding the carrot, cabbages and celeriac to a mixing bowl and tossing to combine. Add the mayonnaise, mustard and lemon juice, then season with salt and lots of black pepper. Stir well to combine and set aside.
- Once cooked, divide the cod goujons and sweet potato wedges evenly between your serving plates, add the slaw and enjoy.
Nutrition tip: Including two portions of fish a week will give you and your family a range of beneficial nutrients. You’ll get healthy doses of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins B3 and B12, selenium and even iodine.
Please note these figures do not include the cost of store cupboard essentials, such as oils, salt and pepper.