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Oven baked fish nuggets with aioli and herb sauce

Low in calories, yet high in all the body-boosting nutrients, these oven-baked fish nuggets are the perfect weeknight menu option, and great for the whole family.


For the fish nuggets
1 cup cornflake crumbs
  tsp chilli powder
½ tsp dried mixed herbs
2 large hake fillets, cut into chunks
1 egg, beaten
2 tsp olive oil
For the herb sauce
3 tbsp finely chopped parsley
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander
2 tsp lemon juice
½ tsp lemon zest
  cup olive oil
For the aioli
½ cup yoghurt
3 tbsp mayonnaise
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp lemon juice
½ tsp mustard
To serve
  cup micro herbs (optional)

For the fish nuggets
1. Preheat oven to 200°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
2. Combine cornflake crumbs, chilli powder and mixed herbs in a bowl.
3. Season the fish with salt and pepper and dip each piece into the beaten egg. Once coated, shake off the excess egg and roll in the cornflake crumb mixture.
4. Place the coated fish nuggets on the prepared baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and bake for 8-10 minutes until crispy and cooked through
For the herb sauce
1. Whisk all the ingredients together.
For the aioli
1. Combine all the ingredients. Season with salt and pepper if need be.
2. To serve, garnish the fish nuggets with micro herbs and serve with dipping sauces on the side.

Recipe & styling: Kate Turner
Photography: Andreas Eiselen //

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