The famous English Fish and chips from the air fryer make the perfect pair for your weekend. It is super easy to make, and it only takes half an hour. Fishes are an excellent source of protein and potatoes are rich in vitamin C and the thing that insists you for adding it in your meal is low fat because of less oil usage.
Fish and chips are baked in an air fryer can be seasoned with the oil and can be served with the dip of your choice.
Let’s acquire knowledge of the ingredients first.
● Fish fillets
Fish filet is a flesh of fish that cuts in strips or slices. Fish is rich in many nutrients. It helps your body by eating fish once a week as it contains Omega 3 fatty acids. Fish is rich in Vitamin D, vitamin B12, calcium, and phosphorous. It is a great source of minerals, such as iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium.
● Tortilla chips:
Tortilla chips are snacks that are made from corn tortilla and cut into triangles and then baked or fried. They are very crispy. Tortilla chips have almost 465 calories, 9g protein, and traces of vitamins A, C, and D.
– How to make tortilla chips at home?
Tortilla chips are easy to make at home. Follow the given steps to make crispy tortilla chips:
- Dry the tortillas overnight or the oven
- Cut them in a triangle shape
- Heat the oil in the pan. Make sure the temperature of the oil is 3500F. You can use the oil of your choice.
- Fry the tortilla chips.
- Put them on the paper towel and season it with salt.
The egg is a rich source of protein. Eggs leaven, bind, coat, and emulsify the food. Eggs help to coat food with crumbs, as it helps ingredients to adhere.
Eggs are rich in nutrients. It fulfills the 40% of the daily requirement of vitamin D, 25% of the daily requirement of folate, 12% of the daily requirement of vitamin B2, and 20% of selenium. Being rich in vitamins (almost 11 vitamins) and minerals, eggs are the easy way to intake nutrients. It is also among the ones that are sources of vitamin D. Eggs are also very economical and easy to make.
HDL (high-density lipoprotein) level is increased with the help of eggs. As lower HDL levels can cause heart ailments. Eggs are a source of omega 3S which helps in cell membrane works.
In this recipe, eggs are used for coating.
● Potatoes (red)
Red potatoes are round and have dark red skin, They are best used for baking, roasting, boiling, and in salads. Red potatoes are also used in soups. They prevent the food from darkening after cooking. They aren’t meant to be extra fried. Red potatoes are rich in vitamin C, and fiber. They are low in fat and sodium.
● Lemon juice
Lemon adds flavor to the dishes. Apart from adding flavor, lemons are used for other purposes in cooking. Its high vitamin C content is ascorbic acid, which is needed to prevent discoloration of the flesh of fruits and vegetables, which oxidizes rapidly when exposed to atmospheric oxygen. Lemon juice can be used to tenderize meat or as a substitute for vinegar in sauces. The lemon juice added to steamed vegetables helps them retain their vibrant color and enhance their flavor. Can be added to drinks for a refreshing taste.
In this recipe, lemon juice is used in the marination mixture.