Masala fish and chips recipe

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Masala fish and chips is a delicious and spicy spin on a classic dish that has been around for years. Thick homemade chips and tender fish - perfect!

Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins

This is a great way to add a twist to a classic dish and the onions keep the fish nice and moist. Fish is a great healthy meal and everything is always better with homemade chips. River cobbler is a great inexpensive alternative to other white fish.


  • 400g white potatoes
  • 1tbsp oil
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 river cobbler
  • 1 large onion
  • 2tsp ground turmeric
  • 3tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp ground coriander




  1. Pre-heat oven to 200C/390F/Fan 180C/Gas Mark 6
  2. Cut your washed potatoes into thick chips, leave the skins on for extra flavour. Rub the chipped potatoes with oil and salt. Place them onto a baking tray and cook in the preheated oven for 30mins/until tender in the centre.
  3. Meanwhile slice the onion into half moon slices and fry with the coriander and turmeric until the onions are soft.
  4. Rub the garam masala onto both sides of each river cobbler and place them each on a separate piece of foil. Top each of them with half of the onions mixture.
  5. Seal the foil to make two parcels and place on a baking tray, add to the oven with the chips and cook for 20 mins. Remove from the oven and serve.
Top Tip for making Masala fish and chips

You could try this technique with different kinds of fish.


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