Lemon Pepper Fish with Veggie Fries and Rocket Salad

Lemon Pepper Fish with Veggie Fries and Rocket Salad

Ready in 25 minutesServes 1
This dish most recently appeared in My Own Bag on Sunday, December 25, 2016.

A fresh and healthy take on the classic fish and chips!



  • 200g orange kumara, scrubbed
  • ½ beetroot


  • 3 tablespoons panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 150g fish fillet


  • 1/3 punnet cherry tomatoes
  • ¼ apple
  • ½ bag rocket leaves
  • ½–1 teaspoon lemon juice


  • 1–2 tablespoons tartare sauce
  • 1 lemon wedge


  1. oven to 220oC. Line an oven tray with baking paper.
  2. Cut kumara and beetroot into 1cm-thick fries. Toss with a drizzle of olive oil on prepared tray and season with salt and pepper. Bake for about 20 minutes, until golden. Turn tray once during cooking.
  3. In a small bowl, combine breadcrumbs and lemon pepper with a drizzle of olive oil and mix well. Pat fish dry with paper towels and remove any remaining scales or bones.
  4. When vegetables have about 7 minutes cook time remaining, remove tray from oven and lay fish on tray. Season fish with salt and rub a little olive oil over top. Lightly pack crumb mixture on top of fish, pressing down to adhere. Bake for 6–7 minutes, until cooked through.
  5. While fish bakes, prepare salad. Cut cherry tomatoes in half and remove core from apple and slice into thin matchsticks. Place both in a medium bowl with rocket, lemon juice and a drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. place lemon pepper fish and veggie fries onto a plate with salad on the side. Serve with tartare sauce and a wedge of lemon to squeeze over just before serving.

Nutritional Information

Energy 2655 kj
635 kcal
Protein 35.3g
Carbohydrate 64.1g
Fat 24.6g