To make fish cocktails, first preheat oven to 180 degree C (350 degree F).
Line a baking tray with aluminium foil.
Prepare some crispy, golden cornflake cereal.
Crush the cornflake cereal into crumbs or you can store bought the cornflake crumbs.
Prepare the ingredients for making the fish cocktails namely white fish fillet, egg white, wholemeal flour and cornflake crumbs. Also some salt and pepper to taste.
Cut the white fish fillet into meat chunks, about 3 cm square.
Season with salt and pepper.
Then dip the fish pieces into the wholemeal flour.
Make sure they are lightly and well coated with the flour.
Briefly beat the egg white in a small bowl.
Next, dip each piece of fish, one at a time, in the egg white.
Then dip in the cornflake crumbs.
Spread the fish pieces in a single layer on the prepared baking tray.
Place the baking tray in the centre of the oven rack. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
Remove the baking tray with the fish pieces from the oven after 10 minutes. Turn the fish pieces over.
Continue to bake in the oven for another 5 minutes or until the fish pieces are crispy and golden brown.
Garnish with lettuce and tomatoes on a platter before serving.
Serve the fish cocktails with curry dip or any of your favourite dips.
These finger licking fish cocktails make tasty meal when your kids have friends around. They're both nutritious and appealing especially to the younger children.
The best part about this recipe is these crispy fish cocktails are great for school lunchbox as they can be made ahead of time. Just rebake in oven, top with sauce, then packed in the lunchbox.
To make a creative lunchbox with these crispy fish cocktails, first lined the lunchbox with some fresh lettuce.
Pile a pasta serving (kid's favourite) into a cupcake liner. Leftover pasta is ideal. Just reheat for next day's lunch. Please access www.huangkitchen.com/spaghetti-aglio-e-olio for my pasta recipe.
Cut a colourful marshmallow crosswise into 2 parts. Add sesame seeds for the eyes and they make a pair of cute, adorable baby birds.
Place the 2 cut marshmallows in the centre and the spaghetti forms a lovely and homely nest for the "cute baby birds".
Place the cupcake liner piled with the spaghetti and " cute baby birds" on the lined lettuce in the lunchbox.
Next place the fish slices on the side. Sandwich the fish pieces with ketchup or any preferred dip. So there is no need for extra dipping cup. Just slice the fish in the middle and spread in ketchup.
Tuck in the other corner with steamed green broccoli and cauliflower florets, cherry tomatoes and carrot flowers for extra veggie servings.
And you're done!
Pack together with some colourful mixed fruits for an added colour boost and a healthy lunch meal.
Truly a complete meal in a lunchbox. The kids will DEFINITELY love it! SO .... ENJOY!
- 200.0g White fish fillet, boneless
- 1.0Tbsp Wholemeal flour
- 1.0 Egg white, lightly beaten
- 2.0Tbsp Cornflake crumbs